Brexit: Cross-border conundrums

Eleri Jones and Graeme Fraser explore the recognition and enforcement of maintenance following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Since the UK referendum to withdraw from the EU, family lawyers not only in the UK but in Europe in particular have been anxious to understand its impact on the future practice of financial remedies on divorce. In this article, through the use of a practical case study and various scenarios, Eleri and Graeme explore the recognition and enforcement of maintenance orders made before and after Brexit under the ‘old’ and ‘new’ regimes.

This article was first published in Family Law Journal (Legalease) in April 2021.

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