10 August 2021
Wealthy divorces: the most fought-over assets in high net worth splits
Commentary by Nick Manners, a specialist divorce lawyer and partner in the Family department at Payne Hicks Beach, on the most fought-over assets in super-rich divorces. Nick comments that jewellery, watches, cars, boats and art can all become relevant in a divorce, and with properties and assets all over the world the value of the case can run into millions of pounds. Increasingly, these type of assets are making a big difference on the balance sheet in terms what each party gets to keep. First published online and in print in the You magazine on 8 August 2021 and reproduced with kind permission.
Nick is a specialist family lawyer who focuses on all areas of family law, including issues arising from divorce, cohabitation and the financial consequences of a relationship breakdown. Nick also regularly advises on children disputes involving contact, residence and relocation (including international relocation), as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements. He works for a variety of HNW and UHNW clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including those with a complex international angle. He also has experience of advising clients upon the breakdown of civil partnerships and Inheritance Act claims. Nick has been involved in a number of high profile and reported cases at first instance and the Court of Appeal.
Click below to read Nick's comments in You magazine
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