In a case which has continued to attract wide media attention, Sir Jonathan Cohen has now dismissed two further Judgment Summons for non-payment of monies, with no order as to sentencing, brought by Lady Barclay against her former husband, Sir Frederick Barclay.

This follows the dismissal of Lady Barclay’s first Judgment Summons for non-payment of £50m (the first instalment of a total award of £100m) on 28 July 2022 in Barclay v Barclay [2022] EWHC 2026 (Fam) (available here) and fifteen further hearings thereafter.

Charles Howard KC and Max Turnell represented Sir Frederick Barclay, instructed by Marcus Dearle of Miles Preston.

James Roberts KC, Jennifer Palmer and Millie Benson, alongside media counsel, acted for Sir Frederick Barclay’s nephews, the children of the late Sir David Barclay, instructed by Abdulali Jiwaji of Signature Litigation.

Philip Marshall KC represented the witness Martin Clarke, instructed by Charlotte Symes of Family Law in Partnership.

The culminating judgment, Barclay v Barclay [2023] EWFC 164, can be read here.



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