*Estrada v Al-Juffali (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs intervening)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed a husband's appeal against the refusal of his application to strike out his wife's claim for financial relief. The court found that the judge had erred in finding that the husband was not entitled, in principle, to immunity due to his appointment as a Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation, but upheld the judge's conclusion that the husband was permanently resident in the United Kingdom and that, in those circumstances, he was not entitled to immunity from as it applied only to claims in respect of official acts performed in the exercise of his functions.

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