Through a glass, darkly: Gallagher and transparency in the financial remedies court

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There has been much recent debate about whether parties in family cases should be identified in published judgments and media reports. In an important contribution to the debate, Mostyn J surveys the legal position in his judgment in Gallagher v Gallagher (No.1) (Reporting Restrictions) [2022] EWFC 52 and sets out the approach that should be taken to the reporting of financial remedies proceedings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-543
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Social Welfare and Family Law
Issue number4
Early online date26 Oct 2022
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2023


  • Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
  • anonymity
  • financial remedies
  • reporting restriction order
  • transparency

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