||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 218 (Jan)
|| EWCA Civ 39
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Thorpe, Hooper and Hughes LJJ
||Barry Singleton QC and Christopher Lundie (instructed by Irwin Mitchell LLP) for the wife.
||Charles Howard QC and Julian Wilson (instructed by Stewarts Law LLP) for the husband.
||28 January 2011
Family proceedings - Jurisdiction - Divorce proceedings - Joinder of third party company to divorce proceedings - Wife claiming company being a sham - Issue arising as to husband's control and interest in company - Whether joinder amounting to civil proceedings or family proceedings.
Family proceedings Jurisdiction. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the judge had been right to hold that the companies' application to set aside a joinder in ancillary relief proceedings were family proceedings and therefore not governed by the Civil Procedure Rules.
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