Case Law : Imerman v Tchenguiz

26 08 2010

On 29 July 2010, shortly before the end of the legal term, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Imerman v Tchenguiz ([2010] EWCA Civ 908).  The case concerned privacy and confidentiality in relation to financial proceedings ancillary to  divorce.  In particular, the Court considered the controversial “Hildebrand” rules under which clients in divorce proceedings were encouraged to access documents, belonging to the other spouse, whether or not they are confidential to assist in proceedings concerning financial provision. Read the rest of this entry »