Some of the press summaries of this case over the last 24 hours have been interesting to read. It is important to realise that the court have not awarded the ex-wife any money yet. The ex-wife has (due to the way certain court rules are written) been given the opportunity of a court hearing to ask for money. The Supreme court did say though that any award would be limited, largely due to the ex-wife's delay and that the ex-husband's wealth did not accrue during, or even shortly after, the marriage ended.
A woman whose marriage broke down more than 30 years ago has won the right to seek payments from her ex-husband, a one-time new age traveller who became a multimillionaire businessman. Kathleen Wyatt has been granted permission by the supreme court to lodge a belated claim against Dale Vince, who founded and runs the green energy company Ecotricity.