Sir Frederick Barclay faces court docket over money tussle with ex-wife



usinessman Sir Frederick Barclay is anticipated to seek out out if he will likely be penalised for contempt of court docket after failing to offer practically £250,000 to his ex-wife.

Girl Hiroko Barclay had beforehand requested for 87-year-old Sir Frederick to be despatched to a jail after claiming he had breached court docket orders to pay her greater than £100 million following the breakdown of their 34-year marriage.

She stated he had not paid the primary of two £50 million lump sums and owed £185,000 to cowl the price of her authorized payments and £60,000 in upkeep.

Girl Barclay argued that Sir Frederick had the means to pay however had not paid.

Sir Frederick Barclay (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) / PA Wire

Nonetheless, Sir Jonathan Cohen dominated that Sir Frederick was not in contempt because of not paying the primary of the 2 £50 million lump sums.

Nonetheless, the decide discovered that Sir Frederick was in contempt for not paying the cash he owed for authorized charges and upkeep, ruling the businessman had the means to pay these sums.

An extra listening to is now anticipated on Thursday the place Sir Jonathan is because of determine what penalty to impose in opposition to Sir Frederick.

The listening to in London is about to start at 10.30am.

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