Family Finance Flyer Issue 11

McLeod v McLeod [2008] UKPC 64

This decision of the Privy Council, on an appeal from the Manx courts has provided, an important clarification of the appropriate approach within ancillary relief proceedings in any case where an agreement exists between married parties as to their arrangements, either in marriage or after separation, as defined in sections 34 and 35 of the Matrimonial Causes Act  1973 (‘alteration of maintenance agreements’) and whether such an agreement is post nuptial, an Edgar separation agreement or an agreement reached in compromise of ancillary relief proceedings.  Click here to read more.