Family Law: UK Freezes Russian Billionaires Estate Over Custody Payments

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A UK asset-recovery firm have been hired by Russian billionaire Tatiana Akmedova to find her estranged ex-husband’s property to seize a helicopter owned by the entrepreneur. With hopes to sell it for GBP £5 million; Mr Akmedov and his family trust are fighting the unplanned divorce settlement.

Mr Akmedov has yet to pay his ex-wife any portion of the GBP £450 million divorce settlement and is reportedly unable to step foot on his yacht, which is at present being held by authorities in Dubai under a UK freezing order.