As the magazine anticipated the famous festive flurry of divorces, Vardags’ president Ayesha Vardag wrote for SLOAN! Magazine about the interesting question of what happens to the Christmas gifts when couples separate. Ayesha commented “Spiteful aggrieved husbands can often dig in their heels when it comes to settlement,... Read More
Writing in the run up to Christmas, Ayesha shared with the Daily Telegraph her memories of her own divorce and her reflections on the impact it can have on the holiday period. Reflecting on that Christmas, she said “Tom Jones and Cerys Matthews were singing But Baby It’s Cold Outside and in the video I was dancing in my pyjamas... Read More
Following the latest hearing in the divorce of former Miss Malaysia Pauline Chai from her entrepreneur husband Khoo Kay Peng, The Washington Post reported on London’s position as the ‘divorce capital of the world’ and the large settlements which the court can order. The article explained how England’s position on... Read More
Ayesha Vardag spoke to Friday Magazine about her romantic heart and how it affects her work at the top of family law. In an interview carried out ahead of the firm’s expansion to Dubai, she told the magazine “nothing is sadder than a lost love or a broken dream". Discussing her own marriage to Vardags financial director Stephen Bence,... Read More
Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.
The couple married in August 2014 but have been together since sparks flew on the set of Mr and Mrs Smith in 2005.
Internet gossip sights have been awash with rumours of trouble in their relationship for months. As far back as 2010, the pair successfully... Read More
Ayesha Vardag shared her ten tips for divorcing husbands with The Huffington Post. Speaking from her experience of over ten years at the top of family law, she discussed her suggestions for husbands looking for legitimate ways of reducing the amount they might have to pay to their wife. Her first tip was to consider a pre- or post-... Read More
The BBC recently announced that it has given the green light to a brand new original drama series, The Split, which will focus on female lawyers in London, the “divorce capital of the world”. The series, due to air next year, will focus on three sisters, two of whom are leading divorce lawyers at rival City firms. While it will... Read More
China’s richest young couple, Zhou Yahui and Li Qiong, are currently embroiled in the country’s most expensive divorce. The pair is estimated to be worth billions, having made their fortune through the Beijing based gaming company, Kunlun Tech. Zhou Yahui and Li Qiong are officially China’s most affluent couple under... Read More
Divorce and polygamy are on the rise in Syria, the Associated Press reports, with hundreds of thousands of Syrian men having been killed, exiled or simply disappearing during the conflict. Since the uprising began in 2011, 470,000 Syrian nationals lost their lives, due directly or indirectly to the crisis, according to the Syrian Centre for... Read More
With divorce as with all other aspects of modern life, people are increasingly turning to online services. In recent years a plethora of DIY divorce websites have sprung up offering separation packages for couples hoping for speedy and amicable divorces. Though bound by the six week legal minimum time period, many promise separations within a... Read More
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