Decision of SHERIFF MARGARET M. NEILSON Sheriffdom of Grampian, Highland and Islands at Inverness

This is an action in which the pursuer seeks payment of a capital sum from the defender in terms of section 28(2)(a) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006.  

The pursuer having sustained no economic disadvantage in the interests of the defender and the defender having derived no economic advantage from financial or non financial contributions of the pursuer, the pursuer is not entitled to payment of a capital sum in terms of Section 28(2)(a) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006

The Sheriff concluded that the pursuer deliberately misled a number of people including the court, the defender, her own solicitors and her experts in her prosecution of this action. 

For these reasons a copy of this judgment is to be passed to the Scottish Legal Aid Board for consideration. 

 The full decision is available here.




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