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DIVORCE: S v S

Ancillary relief - Consent order

20 January 2014

S v S

[2014] EWHC 7 (Fam); [2014] WLR (D) 1

Fam D: Sir James Munby P

14 January 2014

Where the parties had bound themselves to accept an arbitral award of the kind provided for by the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators ("IFLA") Scheme, that generated a single "magnetic factor" of determinative importance and, in the absence of some very compelling countervailing factor or factors, the arbitral award should be determinative of the order the court made.

Sir James Munby P sitting in the Family Division so stated when determining a paper application to approve a consent order lodged with the court following, and intended to give effect to, an arbitral award made in an arbitration conducted under the IFLA Scheme.

SIR JAMES MUNBY P said that two situations needed to be considered: (i) where the parties came before the co...

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