Monthly Archives:: July 2016

Financial claims in the English family courts following an overseas divorce

Following their divorce in Saudi Arabia, Ms Christina Estrada, the wife of Saudi billionaire Dr Al-Juffali, secured a divorce settlement in the English courts totaling £75 million. Ms Estrada, a US citizen who had lived in the UK for over 20 years, succeeded in obtaining one of the largest financial divorce settlements seen in England.  Dr… Read more »

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Swansea City: Supporters Trust

Bishop & Sewell are advisors to the Swansea City Supporters Trust (Swans Trust) which has been in the news recently. David Little of our corporate team (and a lifetime Swans fan) has been advising. Swans Trust which represents the supporters owns 21% of the shares in the football club.  You may have seen reports recently in the… Read more »

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Trustees and beneficiaries – conflict and removal

William Twidale, contentious trusts lawyer at Bishop & Sewell LLP has recently had an article published in the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners Quarterly Review. The article looks at the causes and scope for conflict between trustees and beneficiaries and looks at the law on the removal of trustees. Further details can be found… Read more »

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