“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today”

In the recent landmark case of Wyatt v Vince [2015] UKSC 14 the Supreme Court has allowed the Wife’s appeal against the strike-out of her application for a financial remedy (issued some 18 years after the parties divorce).


Whilst the wife’s application can now proceed, as indicated by Lord Wilson, her application faces formidable difficulties for the following reasons:


The marital cohabitation subsisted for scarcely more than two years.

It broke down 31 years ago.

Berry Smith act in deal creating new biotech business

Berry Smith LLP was delighted to act in a deal to create a new business, combining two providers of eco-friendly biological cleaning and waste treatment services, one of which is based in Wales.

Stockton-based Cleveland Biotech (CBio), will join forces with Biological Preparations (BP), headquartered in Caerphilly. NVM, a private equity firm, originally invested £3m in CBio's management buyout in 2013, which has been used alongside the further investment in a deal totalling £10.4m to create the new combined entity.