Liaw v Lee (Non-recognition of divorce) [2015] EWHC 1462 (Fam) – summary

18th June 2015

Mostyn J refused recognition under s 51 (3) Family Law Act 1986 of a Malaysian decree nisi and absolute of divorce made following a husband having filed a “knowingly false” and secret petition in Malaysia.

Gwyn Evans provides a full summary in Family Law Week.

Expertise: Matrimonial Finance & Divorce


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