Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 230 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2008] EWHC 112 (Fam)
Court: Family Division

Sir Mark Potter P

Representation Ann Hussey for the wife.
  Deborah Bangay QC for the husband.
Judgment Dates: 29 January 2008


Divorce - Financial provision - Variation of order - Wife giving up career in order to raise family and support husband in pursuit of career - Parties divorcing after 11 years of marriage - Wife applying for ancillary relief - Consent order providing for periodical payments to wife - Wife applying for upwards variation of order - Whether consideration of principle of compensation restricted to original application for ancillary relief or permissible upon application for variation of maintenance order - Whether wife entitled to increase in periodical payments.

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