At the time of year when marital meltdowns are at their peak, The Mail on Sunday asked the country’s most senior divorce lawyers for their advice.

The War Crimes Committee of the International Bar Association is holding its second specialist conference at the end of January. The conference will be held at the Peace Palace in The Hague, home to the International Court of Justice, on the weekend of 30 and 31 January 2016.

John Adewale Haastrup v Gloria Ngozi Okorie & Ors (2016)

The High Court considered (1) an application by the Claimant to be appointed a personal representative of the deceased’s estate; and (2) the First Defendant’s application that the Claimant’s claim regarding the alleged misuse of a power of attorney before and after the death of the deceased be struck out on grounds that the Claimant had no right to bring a claim in his own name to complain of wrongs done to the deceased’s estate. 

Mr Tom Cappuccini and his family are represented by Kingsley Napley LLP.

Following recent events, the family ask that the press continue to respect their privacy during this sensitive time.

Any enquiries should be directed to the family’s solicitor, Kate Rohde on 020 7814 1237 or Samuel Taylor in the Kingsley Napley marketing team, on 020 7814 1248.

Ian Robert Henderson v (1) June Wilcox (2) Julian Marcus Wilcox (3) Andrew John Robertson (4) Cynthia Jamieson Duff (2015)

The High Court considered an application for an order that the common law “forfeiture rule” be modified to allow the claimant, who had been convicted of the manslaughter of the deceased, to inherit from his mother’s estate.