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Law Archive - 2016 - Page 5

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International press report the latest on Pauline Chai case

Press around the world reported on the latest hearing in the divorce between Malaysian former beauty queen Pauline Chai and her tycoon husband Khoo Kay Peng. The hearing focused on the Laura Ashley chairman’s failure to comply with court orders compelling him to pay his wife £50,000 in interim maintenance. The husband was described as... Read More

Courts to use DNA tests to avoid ’embarrassing’ legal battles

The Justice Gap reported on the introduction of extended powers for the court to order DNA tests in order to determine a child’s biological parents. The move was introduced to help reduce the length and scope of disputes in family law cases. Georgina Hamblin, a director at Vardags, spoke to the magazine, welcoming the news. She said... Read More

"Get a job!": Judge tells wife to go back to work

Ayesha Vardag spoke to the Evening Standard following a decision by Lord Justice Pitchford, who told a wife she had no right to be supported for life by her former husband. The case concerned a racehorse surgeon who had been ordered to pay his wife and children £75,000 per year in maintenance and school fees. Approaching retirement, he... Read More

Keen to leave your rich husband? Come to London!

Vardags president Ayesha Vardag was quoted in The Guardian, commenting on England’s place at the forefront of international family law. Speaking following a hearing in the long running case of Pauline Chai, Ayesha said “Of the capital that is built up in the marriage, both partners are entitled to share fairly in that, which usually... Read More

Parental Rights and Wrongs in Divorce

Ayesha Vardag wrote for the Huffington Post in regard to the challenges of resolving issues involving parental decisions and children in divorce cases, something which she sees as “the single most sensitive aspect of the whole process.” Starting off with a summary of the very public battles of celebrity families, Ayesha discussed the... Read More

The Vintage Magazine: ‘The Rise and Rise of Ayesha Vardag”

Vintage Magazine, an online magazine aimed at the affluent older man reported on Ayesha Vardag and her meteoric rise to the top of family law. The magazine set out the growth of Vardags from a firm in Ayesha’s spare room to winning some of the most prestigious cases in family law history. The article explored Ayesha’s unusual approach,... Read More

Partnership with Trench & Associates

The Law Society Gazette reported on Vardags’ partnership with Dubai-based lawyers Trench & Associates. The partnership sees Vardags expand into the Middle East and heralds a ne era of expansion. Discussing the move, Ayesha Vardag commented “The English equal sharing rule and generosity to claimant spouses means the English courts... Read More

The fathers who only see their children on a computer screen

The Daily Mail reported on the growing trend of “Skype Dads”, fathers who only have contact with their children through electronic channels. The article looked at families where the one party has moved abroad with their child, leaving the other parent (usually the father) in England. The Mail also considered the problem of parents... Read More

The Past, Present, and Future

Vardags President Ayesha Vardag spoke to The Brief ahead of the 10th anniversary of her founding the firm about Vardags’ meteoric rise to the top of family law and plans for future expansion. Ayesha explained the humble origins of the firm, which is now the largest family practice in the capital. “Vardags began out of the spare... Read More

1 in 5 Britons admit to cheating on their partner while on holiday

  Nearly a fifth of all Britons have cheated on their partner or spouse while abroad, according to a new survey. The survey, the results of which were published late last month, suggest that infidelity is on the rise, as a similar survey conducted two years ago found that only one in twenty was likely to cheat on a partner while away.... Read More
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