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Financial relief in England and Wales after an overseas divorce

Where two people have separated and obtained a divorce in an overseas country, they cannot apply immediately for a financial remedy in England and Wales. Instead, they must first seek the leave of the Court under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (“the 1984 Act”). Such applications entail a two-part procedure, as set out below.

Sex discrimination: what is it?

Introduction
The Equality Act 2010 (“the EA 2010”) protects employees against discrimination, harassment, and victimisation based on a “protected characteristic”. One protected characteristic is sex. This short article provides an overview of the key concepts in sex discrimination claims.