Maire Connor: Journalist and Publicist

Maire Connor

Maire graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a first-class BA in Comparative Literature and Film Studies in 2014. During her final year at university, she was awarded the Principal’s Prize.

She then secured a graduate internship with youth creative writing platform Movellas, where she conjured up articles to help aspiring teenage writers hone their craft. After rising through the ranks to become Head of Community Management at a digital marketing agency, Maire branched out into the world of freelance copywriting for clients across a variety of sectors.

In February, Maire joined Vardags as an in-house journalist. She is a self-confessed bibliophile with a particular penchant for American Gothic fiction.

To contact Maire Connor please call 020 7404 9390 , email us or fill in the contact form on the right.

Entries by Maire Connor

Swedish hotel offers refunds for marital breakdown

This entry was posted on Friday, March 24th, 2017 in Features and Curiosities, Vardags Family Law News.

A Swedish hotel chain has promised to reimburse the cost of a two-night stay for guests who divorce within a year of their visit. The Countryside Hotels group offers the "relationship guarantee" for couples who invest in its mini-breaks, stressing the importance of spending quality time with one another to …

South Carolina judge rules that same-sex couple had common law marriage

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 in International Divorce, Vardags Family Law News.

In what has been described as a "landmark court ruling", a judge in South Carolina's York County found that a woman and her female ex-partner had a common law marriage under state law. The Herald reports that Ms Debra Parks had been in a same-sex relationship for almost four decades, before separating …

Supreme Court unanimously allows charity appeals in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 in Case News, Vardags Family Law News.

This morning the Supreme Court handed down the hotly anticipated judgment in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and others, which unanimously found in favour of three animal charities in a long-running will dispute. Background to the case The case concerned the estate of Mrs Jackson, a woman who passed …

Judge grants polyamorous triad shared custody rights

This entry was posted on Monday, March 13th, 2017 in International Divorce, Vardags Family Law News.

In New York's Suffolk County, Supreme Court Judge H. Patrick Leis III granted three adults who were formerly engaged in a polyamorous relationship "tri-custody" of their 10-year-old son. The landmark ruling is the first time in the state that a judge has granted joint-custody to three parents for one child. By …

Former couple settle ‘titanic’ divorce battle over holiday home

This entry was posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 in Case News, Vardags Family Law News.

After racking up legal costs amounting to £800,000, an estranged married couple have finally put to bed their dispute over a jointly-owned house in Ireland's County Galway. Michael and Margie Hanley, whose assets total between £10 million and £14 million, separated after 33 years of marriage, with the husband alleging …