O v P

Family – Child of the family. There were before the court two application, one for financial provision and the other was whether the proceedings should be stayed on the grounds of forum non conveniens. The court held that due to delay the application on grounds of forum non conveniens would be refused and in any event, on the evidence it could not be said that the English court was incapable of reaching a fair conclusion on the evidence available. Appling established principles, based on the evidence the court awarded a total sum awarded by way of lump sum and periodical payments.

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