Brooks v Brooks

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date29 June 1995
Date29 June 1995
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35 cases
  • W v W (Periodical Payments: Pensions)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • Invalid date
  • Southern (Née Brownbill) v Southern and Kingswell
    • Jersey
    • Royal Court
    • 22 April 1999
    ...for the respondent. Cases cited: (1) Bickley v. Hawkins, Royal Ct., December 19th, 1995, unreported, considered. (2) Brooks v. Brooks, [1996] A.C. 375; [1995] 3 All E.R. 257; [1995] 2 FLR 13; [1995] 3 F.C.R. 214; [1995] Fam. Law 545; (1995), 145 New L.J. 995; 139 Sol. Jo. (L.B.) 845, dicta ......
  • Li Quan (Petitioner) v William Stuart Bray and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 27 October 2014
    ...must be the speech of Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead (with whom Lords Keith of Kinkel, Ackner, Lloyd of Berwick and Steyn all agreed) in Brooks v Brooks [1996] AC 375, [1995] 3 WLR 141, [1995] 2 FLR 13. At 391, 147 and 19 respectively Lord Nicholls said this: 'The section is concerned with a......
  • Ankita Goyal v Amit Goyal
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Court
    • 4 November 2016
    ...positively exercising dispositive powers over a foreign pension scheme. 31 A different route would be to follow the path approved in Brooks v Brooks [1996] AC 375 which was the harbinger of the statutory pension sharing regime. That approved the use of the variation of nuptial settlement po......
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  • A Family Affair
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 10 October 2016
    ...and this is fact-specific, although the courts have given it a broad meaning. The clearest definition was given in Brooks v Brooks [1996] AC 375. A 'nuptial settlement' is made on the parties to the marriage making some form of continuing provision for both or either of the parties to the m......
1 provisions
  • Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999
    • United Kingdom
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 January 1999
    ...of a marriage settlement after pension sharing orders are made available under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (see Brooks v Brooks [1996] AC 375). Paragraph 4 inserts new sections 24B, 24C and 24D in the Matrimonial Causes Act Section 24B gives the court in England and Wales power to make ......

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