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Privy Council judgment on lump sum and beneficial interests to be handed down

Judgment in Bromfield v Bromfield due on 27th April

On Monday, 27th April, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council will hand down judgment in  Bromfield v Bromfield.

This appeal from the Court of Appeal in Jamaica concerns the extent of the appellant's interest in shares in various companies and properties; and whether a lump sum awarded to her was adequate.

A and R were married until they divorced in July 1998. During the course of their marriage, they acquired several properties and two companies were formed. All but one of the properties and most of the shares were in R's name. A sought a declaration as to her interest in the properties and companies, as well as maintenance. 

The Court of Appeal judgment is here.