The Supreme Court decision in Bull and another v Hall and another UKSC 73 concerns the law on discrimination, and the conflict between the right not to be discriminated against based on sexual orientation, and the often conflicting right to religion.
Mr Hall and Mr Preddy are a homosexual couple in a civil partnership. In September 2008 Mr... Read More
John Oxley's charity cycle through London
On 4th August 2013 Vardags’ barrister John Oxley successfully completed the Prudential Ride London 100 – a 100 mile cyclo-sportive snaking through London and Surrey. The event saw around 16,000 cyclists take part including London Mayor Boris Johnson, Olympic rower James Cracknell, and rugby player Matt... Read More
The team at Vardags had both a group photo and individual headshots taken last week by renowned photographer John Swannell.
The team, dressed in Vardags’ colours (red and black) were delighted to be captured by the lens of such a famous photographer. Having been in the business for over 35 years, John Swannell has shot numerous members of the... Read More
The case of Vardags’ client Pauline Chai has made it into the news section of esteemed legal website Family Law Week. The article summarises the hearing that took place last week, with some of the comments of Ayesha Vardag (Vardags’ Founder Director and lawyer for Pauline Chai) being quoted. Mrs Chai and Mr Khoo were married for 42... Read More
The hearing of Vardags’ client Pauline Chai has attracted a surge of national press coverage, including articles in The Telegraph online, The Times online, Mail Online and the Evening Standard.It was even covered online by the International Business Times in India demonstrating further the interest the case has sparked globally. In what... Read More
We are greatly appreciative of the note from Richard Todd QC, who kindly acknowledged our hard work and expertise in the recent Supreme Court case of Petrodel v Prest. This landmark victory was a triumph for all involved and we return the sense of privilege that we are so often able to work with outstanding barristers such as Richard, to achieve... Read More
Ayesha Vardag has offered her thoughts on the thorny issue of privacy and unlawful surveillance for a recent article in the Times. In the wake of the hacking scandal and subsequent Leveson inquiry, the public’s right to privacy has been a sensitive and prominent subject in the media. Now, former Information Commissioner Richard Thomas... Read More
The beginning of our Old Bailey office
Following our continued successes, we are bursting at the seams with new talent and are pleased to announce that we are expanding from our current location into additional office space further down the Strand. Having been spoilt by Bell Yard’s intimate position right next to the Royal Courts of Justice,... Read More
After a legal battle lasting more than five years, Yasmin Prest has won her case against her former husband and Petrodel Resources Ltd (PRL) in the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has today agreed to grant Ms Prest financial provision on divorce from the husband’s assets pertaining to PRL. This is despite the opposing position, which maintained... Read More
Vardags is celebrating its gracious recognition at the inaugural Halsbury Legal Awards last night, where the firm took home the prestigious Law Firm of the Year Award. Other nominees in this category were the litigation specialists Stewarts Law LLP, and Travers Smith LLP. Vardags is delighted to be the first ever recipient of this important... Read More
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