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Payne Hicks Beach

10 February 2021

The dangers of crying ‘negative contribution’ in divorce proceedings - Rebecca Cockcroft for eprivateclient

Commentary by Rebecca Cockcroft, Consultant and Co-Head of the leading Family department at Payne Hicks Beach, on a recent case in which the wife attempted to argue that the husband had made a “negative contribution” to the marriage and that this should result in her receiving a greater share of the marital pot. First published online at eprivateclient on 8 February 2021 and reproduced with kind permission.

Rebecca is an experienced top family lawyer, specialising in divorce, financial remedy proceedings, arrangements for children,(including international relocation) and financial provision for unmarried parents and cohabitees. She leads a strong team, renowned for delivering the highest level of service, with astute financial acumen and exceptional levels of support.

For further information please contact Rebecca Cockcroft, Consultant and Co-Head of the Family department by email or telephone on 020 7465 4300.

Click below to read Rebecca's commentary in eprivateclient 

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