Family Finance Flyer Issue 6

Lauder v Lauder [2007] EWHC 1227 (Fam)

Although the facts of the case were a little unusual, this judgment is a further decision, which continues to add to the weight of authority supporting the approach that the Court is now to address in many cases, the element of compensation for either the loss by a spouse of a career or a loss of the other spouse’s higher earnings base following a divorce as a relationship generated disadvantage arising from the way the parties have adopted their respective roles in the marriage (and in this case also subsequent thereto in the care of children).  Click here to read more.