Bellenden (orse Satterthwaite) v Satterthwaite

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Date1948
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  • Preston v Preston
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 June 1981
    ...that I would not have awarded so large a sum. On the other hand, in this court, we have to bear in mind Asquith L.J.'s warning in Bellenden -v- Satterthwaite 1948 1 AER, 343 at p.345: "We are here concerned with a judicial discretion, and it is of the essence of such a discretion that ......
  • G v G (Minors: Custody Appeal)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 25 April 1985
    ...therefore the judge has a discretion and they are cases to which the observations of Asquith L.J., as he then was, in Bellenden (formerly Satterthwaite) v. Satterthwaite [1948] 1 All E.R. 343, apply. My attention was called to that case by my noble and learned friend Lord Bridge of Harwich......
  • Gojkovic v Gojkovic
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • Invalid date
    ...of judicial discretion. Mr. Jackson has reminded this court of the case of Bellenden (formerly Satterthwaite) v. Satterthwaite [1948] 1 All E.R. 343, and of the words of Asquith, L.J. that it was only where the exercise of a discretion exceeded the generous ambit within which reasonable dis......
  • Re BM (Care Orders)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 March 2009
    ...42 The phrase “reasonable disagreement” derives from a famous judgment in this court by Asquith LJ, as he then was, in Bellenden (Formerly Sattherthwaite) v Satterthwaite [1948] 1 All ER 143 in which he said:- It is, of course, not enough for the wife to establish that this court might, or ......
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