Katrin Radmacher and lawyer Simon Bruce
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Pre-nup ruling by Supreme Court welcomed by Katrin Radmacher

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that a pre-nuptial agreement is binding in the case of a German paper company heiress.

Katrin Radmacher's ex-husband Nicolas Granatino went to the Supreme Court after appeal judges slashed his divorce settlement from more than £5m to £1m.

The Supreme Court said it agreed that in the right case such agreements can have decisive or compelling weight.

Outside the court Katrin Radmacher's lawyer, Simon Bruce, said the ruling will lead to a big change in the way pre-nuptial agreements are viewed in England:

  • 20 Oct 2010