Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino [2010] UKSC 42 (20 October 2010)

Appeal before the Supreme Court concerning the question of whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that pre-nuptial contracts ought to be given decisive weight, where entered into freely by both parties, in an assessment under section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973; and also whether the Court of Appeal decision amounted to impermissible judicial legislation, in contravention of the decision of the Privy Council in MacLeod v MacLeod (Isle of Man) [2008] UKPC 64. Held (Lady Hale dissenting) that the Court of Appeal was correct to conclude that there were no factors which rendered it unfair to hold the husband to the agreement.

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