There will be a new £90,000 charge for people who are non-domiciled in the UK for tax purposes, but who have lived here for 17 of the past 20 years. This is an increase from the current remittance-based charges, which mean non-domiciles resident in the UK pay £50,000 so they are only taxed on the income that they bring into the UK if they have... Read More
In a fitting memento of a momentous occasion, the Winchester wedding of Ayesha Vardag and Stephen Bence has been featured on the glossy pages of Hello! magazine. Poised mid-cake-cutting, Ayesha and Stephen look somewhat mischievous in the photo while wielding the cake knife. The magazine mentions, of course, the ceremonial signing of the postnup,... Read More
Securing her place among the foremost female professionals of the moment – and indeed the future – Vardags Managing Director, Catherine Thomas, has been shortlisted for another accolade: in the Professional category at the Women of the Future Awards.
These prestigious awards, which operate in association with Shell, are now in their ninth... Read More
One of the questions a solicitor will ask their potential new client in the first meeting is to describe their domicile status and where they are habitually resident. This is an essential question at the start of divorce proceedings, as the English courts do not automatically have the right to deal with a person’s matrimonial affairs,... Read More
Vardags are welcoming news that an application made by Malaysian businessman Tan Sri Khoo Kay Peng – husband to our client Pauline Chai – has been rejected by Malaysia’s Federal Court. Khoo Kay Peng had applied for permission to appeal against the Malaysian Court of Appeal’s decision that the couple’s divorce should... Read More
Hot on the heels of her inclusion on Management Today’s prestigious 35 Women Under 35 list, Vardags Managing Director, Catherine Thomas, has been recognised again among her peers in business.
Wales Online has produced its own ‘35 Women Under 35’ to honour the impressive career achievements of young Welsh women. All those honoured were either... Read More
When you’ve been living together for five years and you’ve both been married before, when you’ve reached ‘un certain âge’, some might think that remarriage becomes irrelevant. Certainly, for a long time we felt that it was unnecessary, even perilous, that we knew we wanted to stay together and ‘if it... Read More
In recognition of Vardags’ continuing growth and success, we can proudly announce that the firm has been nominated for yet another award.
Halsbury has completed its streamlining process and has shortlisted Vardags in the Award for Business Development category, which seems very fitting given the firm’s commitment to challenging itself and... Read More
“Widely regarded as one of the top divorce lawyers in the country.”
Vardags Managing Director, and top international divorce lawyer, Catherine Thomas, led the way as the star of the Sunday Times coverage of Management Today’s '35 businesswomen under 35' hitlist.
This list recognises the achievements of the brightest, most ambitious and... Read More
Vardags is enjoying something of a publication whirlwind. Several members of the Vardags legal team have produced top quality articles, which have been accepted for publishing by the industry press, meaning that there are to be multiple recipients of Vardags’ prestigious publishing prize.
Charlotte Sanders has published two articles in Family... Read More
Vardags Limited is a limited company trading as Vardags, Company No 7199468, registered in England and Wales, having its registered office at 10 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7NG. Vardags is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA Number 535955). Its VAT number is 99 001 7230.
Vardags uses the term ‘Partner’ as a professional title only, to describe a Senior Solicitor, Employee or Consultant with relevant experience, expertise and qualifications (whether legally qualified or otherwise) to merit the title. Our Partners are not partners in the legal sense. They are not liable for the debts, liabilities or obligations of Vardags Limited. Similarly, the term ’Director’ is a professional title only, to describe a non-legally qualified employee or consultant of Vardags with relevant experience, expertise and qualifications to merit the title. It does not necessarily imply that the relevant individual is a director of Vardags Limited.
A list of the directors of Vardags Limited and a list of the names of those using the title of ’Director’ and ’Partner’ together with their official status is available for inspection at Vardags’ registered office.