- Charles Alastair Hyde Villiers split from wife Emma Mary Jane Villiers in 2012
- They lived in Scottish manor but following separation she moved to London
- He filed for divorce in Scotland in 2014 but three months later she applied to the English courts for £10,000-a-month maintenance for her and daughter
- He was ordered to pay £5,500-a-month but is now challenging that ruling, insisting that an English judge had no right to intervene in a Scottish divorce.
This is an interesting case about how the court should deal with divorces in different jurisdictions. In this case it is England and Scotland. We have other cases where it is England and different European countries. These types of cases require experience and a good legal team who can act swiftly, filing papers with the court the very same day instructions are received from a client.
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An English aristocrat who is related to the Duchess of Cornwall wants to use Scottish divorce law to cut his wife out of a share of his £5million family fortune.