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12 Nov 2018


Alex Carruthers comments in The Law Society Gazette as Dubai court ignores UK High Court order for oligarch to hand over £350mn yacht to ex-wife

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A Sharia court in Dubai has ignored an order from the High Court that oligarch Farkhad Akhmedov must hand over a £350mn yacht to his ex-wife as part of the UK’s biggest divorce settlement.

A Dubai judge ruled that it was “dismissing the case and orders the claimant to pay expenses and attorney fees”.

Alex Carruthers commented:

“The latest saga in this long running case shows how difficult it can be to enforce English divorce orders around the world. The order may only end up being a symbolic piece of paper with little use in extracting further cash from the ex-spouse.”

Read Alex’s comments in The Law Society Gazette


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