English pension orders following an overseas divorce
An article written by Ellie Foster, Legal Director, Family team at Raworths Solicitors which was first published in May 2022 in International Family Law (Lexis Nexis)
With the dust settling after Brexit, the implications for English family law are beginning to become clear. The treatment of English pensions following an overseas divorce is one small, but important, Brexit casualty. It may seem a niche problem, undeserving of Parliamentary time or legal comment, but with geography no barrier to work opportunities it is increasingly common for individuals to accrue pension rights in more than one country. This creates a jurisdictional headache where one or more pensions are situated in England.
Read more: Ellie’s full article can be read here English pension orders following an overseas divorce
Published on 2 September 2022