“THE LIMPING MARRIAGE” The Case of Ghanaian Divorce Obtained Otherwise Than by Means of Proceedings (Botwe v Brifa [2021] EWHC 2307 (Fam))

The current case of Botwe v Brifa 2021 EWHC 2307 is the latest instalment of cases where divorces obtained in Ghana “otherwise than by means of proceedings” have been held by the courts in England and Wales not to constitute valid divorce, although, invariably are valid and recognised by the laws of Ghana. A complicating…