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Yearly Divorce Archives: 2014

England’s most senior female judge calls for no-fault divorce

The most senior female judge in UK history, Baroness Hale, has called for the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales. In an interview with London’s Read More

The international appeal of the 'quickie divorce'

Fittingly for a state famous for its speedy weddings, the US state of Nevada also offers a short cut for couples seeking to expedite their divorce: a spouse need only reside in the state… Read More

Why do divorce rates skyrocket at Christmas?

Winter is coming, so brace yourself for the season-to-be-jolly and all that it implies. Tensions inevitably rise as events are organised, holidays arduously arranged, an… Read More

Compensation in divorce proceedings: Part 2

On 2 December 2014 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in H v H  EWCA Civ 1523. As discussed  Read More

Transparency of beneficial ownership: in search of Utopia?

Thomas More, the 16th century philosopher and statesman, and author of Utopia, argued that the law should be made simpler so there would be no need for lawyers at all. Read More

Home Office given more powers to tackle sham marriages

Immigration and Security Minister James Brokenshire has announced that the Home Office will be given new powers to tackle sham marriages. Among the changes will be the extension of the no… Read More

Oil magnate’s wife to appeal $1 billion divorce award

A couple of months ago, my colleague Cate Maguire Read More