HNW Divorce Litigation - 4th Annual Flagship Conference

The flagship event for the HNW Divorce community bringing you unique perspectives unobtainable elsewhere.

21st November 2024 | In-person | Central London

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This conference stands alone as the sole event dedicated to the intricacies of high net worth divorce. Join your peers to gain unique insights and expertise unavailable elsewhere.

As the largest annual gathering of High Net Worth Divorce experts, take the opportunity to expand both your knowledge and your professional network. Engage with leaders in the HNW Divorce space as this event returns for a fourth year.

Cutting-Edge Topics and On-the-Ground Insights into: 

Conduct, Coercive Control and Financial Abuse

- Should it be considered in financial awards?

- The impact on family and children

- How seriously is it taken by the police?

- What does is mean when the CPS take interest in?


International Divorces

- Ramifications of the Potanin Case and the           Supreme Court decision

- Has the decision made bringing claims more challenging?

- Navigating international divorces where sanctions       can be present

- Consequences beyond Part III

- Will London still be considered Divorce Capital of the world?


Non-Court Dispute Resolution

- Where are we now in considering non-court options?

- Changes to the rules and what they can mean in the long run

- How will mediation over litigation work in practice?

- Will this impact costs?

- Best practices for mediation


Trusts in Divorce

- Methods of attacking and defending trusts during litigation

- Trust disclosure

- Stress-testing against divorce

- Steps trustees can take to assist in settlement

- Nuptial settlements


Prenup Agreements

- Case updates over the last 12 months

- International prenups

- Litigating prenups drafter immediately after       Radmacher

- Reconciliation contracts

Matrimonialisation of Assets

- Key lessons from the Standish case

- What happens when assets transfer between spouses?

- Understanding application of the sharing principal

- How much protection does a prenup offer?

- The importance of the date of separation in financial cases

Meet Your Expert Event Advisory Board:

Benefit from an agenda covering today’s most pressing topics, including landmark cases such as Standish and Potanin, curated by leading names in the HNW Divorce community. Take the opportunity to enhance your knowledge, refine your practice, and stay ahead of the curve thanks to the critical updates on the programme.

Jane Keir
Jane Keir Partner
Kingsley Napley
Jonathan Hilliard KC
Jonathan Hilliard KC Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers
Ben Parry-Smith
Ben Parry-Smith Partner
Paynes Hicks Beach
Suzanne Todd
Suzanne Todd Partner
Edward Floyd
Edward Floyd Partner
Farrer & Co

Returning as your co-chairs this year are an eminent family pracitioner and a leading chancery silk, bringing balance and perspective throughout the day:

Your Expert Speakers:

With a diverse panel of speakers including solicitors, barristers, funders, and financial advisors you’ll receive a uniquely broad spectrum of perspectives. Benefit from the collective wisdom and varied insights that these experienced professionals bring to the table.

Simon Blain
Simon Blain Partner
Elizabeth Hicks
Elizabeth Hicks Director
Family Law in Partnership
Christopher Pocock KC
Christopher Pocock KC Barrister
Sam Longworth
Sam Longworth Partner
Richard Kershaw
Richard Kershaw Partner
Hunters Law
Sarah Higgins
Sarah Higgins Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Tim Amos KC
Tim Amos KC Barrister
Emma Hargreaves
Emma Hargreaves Barrister
Serle Court
Tim Bishop KC
Tim Bishop KC Barrister
1 Hare Court
Michael Allum
Michael Allum Partner
Mark Harper
Mark Harper Partner
Hughes Fowler Carruthers
Sital Fontenelle
Sital Fontenelle Partner
Kingsley Napley
Nicholas Allen KC
Nicholas Allen KC Barrister
29 Bedford Row
Lucinda Nicholls
Lucinda Nicholls Managing Partner
Nicholls & Nicholls
Katie Longmate
Katie Longmate Partner
Russell Cooke

Maximise Your Investment

The pricing allows for an affordable event where you can meet and network with a significant number of your peers throughout the sector. In just one day, be assured that you will receive maximum benefit from your investment of time in attending this unique event. 


Contact Us


For Speaker enquiries please contact Seth on +44 (0) 20 3433 2282 or email


For Partnership enquiries please contact Dan on +44 (0) 20 3059 9524 or email

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