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Dining without prejudice?

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According to the wisdom of the great Oscar Wilde (in The Importance of Being Earnest) “once a week is quite enough to dine with one’s own relations”. This is a sentiment likely to be shared by a couple whose dinner date has been at the centre of a recent legal tussle, and which raised an interesting, if somewhat technical, legal issue. The case, known as BE v DE is in essence a dispute over whether or not the English courts have jurisdiction to hear this particular divorce and financial remedy case. The international couple concerned are very wealthy, and as is…

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