The divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has been a news sensation. The collapse of one of Hollywood’s most prominent couples was announced in a BBC Breaking News alert, and has generated countless headlines. For many, this divorce is another hot-gossip story, but for other high-profile figures it is a salutary lesson in the way the... Read More
A wealthy foreign businessman who is embroiled in a protracted divorce battle in London is seeking to keep the proceedings secret. The husband says that his and his ex-wife’s names should not be reported by the media because of fears for their safety. The editors at The Times disagree and are seeking to persuade judges that their identity can be... Read More
Ahead of the Royal Wedding, Ayesha Vardag mused on the possibility of a Royal Prenup in the Huffington Post. Having won the case which made prenups binding in English law, Ayesha was well placed to advance the merits of such agreements. Looking ahead to the couple’s marriage, she said “William and Kate’s long-term, kitchen... Read More
Last Wednesday, CNN invited Vardags Senior Associate, Sophie Cantillon, to give an insight into the complexities of the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Separating owing to “irreconcilable differences”, Brangelina could face difficulties dividing their fortune and, indeed, their children. The couple have accrued a shared... Read More
Ayesha Vardag spoke to The Lady about the sometimes surprising things which create conflict in divorce. She explained to the magazine that “From my years working with divorcing couples, I’ve learned that it is often the smaller things that drive couples to distraction during the heartbreaking process of separating lives.”... Read More
Vardags president Ayesha Vardag wrote for The Guardian about a controversial cases in which a woman sought to prevent her husband from donating sperm without her consent. Ayesha explained that “The unnamed woman feels that to have a child from a sperm donation arrive at their door would be like having introducing a child from an adulterous... Read More
A Daily Telegraph article noting the straightforward and amicable divorce between Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise (collectively known as TomKat) sought Ayesha Vardags’ comments. The article explained that the celebrity couple had been able to resolve their case through a 6 hour meeting with lawyers in New York. Ayesha told the paper that cases... Read More
Actor Laurence Fox made headlines last week, as he spoke out about the physical and emotional toll wrought by his divorce from Billie Piper, his wife of eight years and the mother of his two sons. The Lewis star told the Sunday Mirror that he has suffered from insomnia and panic attacks since his split from Ms Piper back in March, claiming he... Read More
Ayesha Vardag spoke to the Daily Telegraph about the acrimony which can arise in divorce cases. The article catalogued war stories from various top divorce lawyers of petty flare-ups during proceedings. Ayesha said to the paper “These cases sound funny, but the reality of someone being assailed with that degree of heartbreak is deeply... Read More
Divorce diva Ayesha Vardag was profiled in The Vintage Magazine, with the piece focusing on her experience at the top of family law. The magazine wrote “Ayesha’s academic past and varied legal career coupled with personal experience is what has helped her to set Vardags apart from the rest. Ayesha offers her clients a different... Read More
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