A decade on: the case that cast prenups in a new light - Jane Keir quoted in The Times

15 October 2020

Jane Keir, partner in Kingsley Napley's family & divorce team, has been quoted in The Times commenting on the ten year anniversary of Radmacher v Granatino, a case which shaped how the court approaches the presence of a prenuptial agreement in financial litigation upon divorce.

Jane comments on the continued lack of any legislation which reflects the precedent set in Radmacher.

Four years after the ruling, the Law Commission, the independent body that advises the government on reform in England and Wales, suggested legislation to codify the principles set out in the judgment. The proposals remain in limbo. Jane Keir, a partner at Kingsley Napley, says that this is concerning because cases are coming through the courts with parties seeking to rely on the terms of a prenuptial agreement to cut short financial litigation on divorce, and so clarity is important."

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A decade on: the ruling that rewrote divorce law

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