A person has been ordered to pay £75m to his divorced mom after serving to his father conceal cash and belongings from her, a courtroom has dominated.
Temur Akhmedov, 27, labored as his fathers “lieutenant” in opposition to Tatiana Akhmedova, 48, in line with a Prime Court docket ruling.
In 2016, Ms Akhmedova was once awarded a 41.5% proportion of 65-year-old Farkhad Akhmedov’s £1bn-plus fortune.
This quantities to about £453m, and is regarded as the most important award of its sort.
On the other hand, judges have heard that up to now simplest about £5m has been gained by means of Ms Akhmedova – and her Russian businessman ex-husband has now not “voluntarily” paid a penny.
Ms Akhmedova is pursuing her former partner in courts in more than one international locations as she says he’s hiding cash from her, the usage of their son to assist him.
The courtroom heard the billionaire had moved the possession of his £340m superyacht Luna right into a agree with in Lichtenstein.
Mrs Justice Gwynneth Knowles made the ruling in opposition to the couple’s son on the Circle of relatives Department of the Prime Court docket in London, announcing huge sums of cash were despatched to him.
She stated: “The spouse has been the sufferer of a sequence of schemes designed to position each penny of the husband’s wealth past her succeed in.
“Their eldest son, Temur, showed in his oral proof that the husband would slightly have observed the cash burnt than for the spouse to obtain a penny of it.
“Regrettably, the ones schemes have been performed with Temur’s wisdom and lively help.
“I reject his case that he was once a trifling go-between for his father: the proof indicated in a different way.
“Temur informed me in his proof that he had helped his father offer protection to his belongings from his mom’s claims.
“He was once, certainly, his father’s lieutenant.
“Temur has realized smartly from his father’s previous habits and has accomplished and stated all he may just to forestall his mom receiving a penny of the matrimonial belongings.
“He lied to this courtroom on a lot of events, breached courtroom orders, and failed to offer complete disclosure of his belongings.
“I in finding that he’s a bent person who will do anything else to lend a hand his father, unquestionably as a result of he’s totally depending on his father for monetary reinforce.”
The more youthful Akhmedov’s spokesman stated: “Like thousands and thousands of younger other folks, Temur has been stuck up within the break-up of his oldsters’ marriage. He by no means sought to take aspects or become involved however inevitably discovered himself sucked into the vortex of a sour circle of relatives dispute.
“His next movements have been simplest ever motivated by means of his need to finish the conflict between his oldsters.
“Whilst he essentially disagrees with this judgment, he would imagine it a value value paying for will have to it result in an affordable agreement between the oldsters he loves.”
Ms Akhmedova stated in a remark: “Nowadays’s judgment is the inevitable conclusion given Farkhad’s failure to act honourably within the first example.”
And her ex-husband Farkhad Akhmedov stated: “Totally predictably, given its unique mistaken and inaccurate judgment, the London courtroom has dominated in favour of visiting ‘the sins’ of the daddy on an blameless and dependable son.”