Philippa Hewitt

Regional Professional Support Lawyer, Withers

In 2013, the case of Prest v Petrodel [2013] UKSC 34 left the family law fraternity debating and divided. At issue was whether the family courts can pierce the corporate veil when assets...
10 January 2017
On 14 October 2015, the Supreme Court of England (“SC”) gave judgments in two different cases that have been making headlines. The facts and legal arguments were different, but the takeaway was the...
7 December 2015
Hong Kong continues with its advancement in family law and particularly on issues concerning children with new Practice Direction 15.13 (the “Practice Direction”), published on 3 October 2012, which...
12 November 2012
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