Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 27 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss P, Thorpe and Buxton LJJ

Representation Augustus Ullstein QC (instructed by Clintons) for the wife.
  Robert Seabrook QC and Neil Sanders (instructed by Collyer-Bristow) for the husband.
Judgment Dates: 2 July 2002


Divorce - Practice - Stay of proceedings - Discretionary stay - Balance of fairness and convenience - Appropriate forum - Concurrent divorce proceedings in England and Nigeria - Judge granting husband's application for stay of English proceedings - Whether judge in error - s 5(6).

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