Renowned for our commitment to excellence, Vardags elite Family lawyers work fastidiously to achieve the best outcomes for our HNW and UHNW clientele in Gloucester and across Gloucestershire. Widely described as ‘simply the best family law firm for high-net-worth clients’, Vardags is distinguished from other firms by the quality of our Family lawyers.
The breadth of experience, and the sheer caliber, of Vardags’ Family lawyer’s means that we achieve excellent outcomes for our clients on a range of Family Law matters. From divorce to children law, cohabitation and pre/post-nuptial agreements, adoption, surrogacy, and assisted reproduction – whatever the matter, Vardags can provide you with the top level of legal support available.
We offer a free initial consultation to eligible clients, typically those whose net assets are in excess of £1m or whose combined income surpasses £150,000. Following our discussions, our family lawyers will take time to fully understand the details of your unique case. From there, they will be able to give an indication of the likely case outcomes and an estimate of the cost.
Vardags’ elite team of family lawyers offer unparalleled legal support to our clients in Gloucester, delivering on high expectations. Our family lawyers are renowned for their excellence, having been carefully selected for their intellect, experience, and specialisms.
Our award-winning family lawyers specialise in:
Gloucestershire County & Family Court is situated in the city centre a 0.7 mile journey from Gloucester train station. It is accessible via foot, taxis or busses. For those who require parking, the closest car park is Southgate Moorings Gloucester Docks car park which is a two-minute walk from the court.
Through decades of experience, Vardags understands the unique requirements of our HNW and UHNW clients in Gloucester. The added complexity of complex wealth structures, trusts, international investments, and other asset types, requires a Family Law Firm that specialises in HNW and UHNW Family Law.
Vardags represents clients who are part of wealthy families. We act on a range of matters including large divorce cases, children’s law, cohabitation, pre or post-nuptial agreements, adoption, surrogacy, or assisted reproduction.
The list below is only a guide and once contacted by one of our highly trained Client Relations Specialists, the best lawyer for your case will be allocated to you, taking into account your specific circumstances and particular needs.
We offer a free consultation to suitable clients, typically those where the family's net assets are in excess of £1m or the combined income is in excess of £150,000
“Britain's top divorce lawyer” Ayesha Vardag rose to fame for winning the landmark Supreme Court case of Radmacher v Granatino in 2010, changing the law to make prenuptial agreements legally enforceable in England and Wales.
The founder and President of Vardags, Ayesha specialises in high-net-worth divorce, often with an international or celebrity element. Ayesha, described as “The Diva of Divorce” (TIME Magazine), has a reputation for hard-hitting litigation, commercial savvy, fearlessness, and strategic intellectual vision. This, coupled with a no-nonsense style, and a passion for her cases informed by her own experience of divorce, has won her an ultra-high-net-worth, high-profile client base second to none, made up of clients who expect the very best.
Simon McKirgan is Senior Director at Vardags and a top international divorce lawyer, with experience in representing individuals or their spouses/partners from commercial, City, banking, investment, media, entertainment and sporting sectors, and entrepreneurs.
Simon specialises in high and ultra-high-net-worth divorce and financial disputes often involving complex jurisdictional issues, and separation and cohabitation disputes and private children proceedings, including international relocation. He has a wealth of experience in handling celebrities and the sensitivities around their cases.
Caroline is Head of Children, advising on all aspects of children law. Caroline is sensitive but tenacious, with a refined and no-nonsense approach inside and outside court. She continues to expand her niche multi-jurisdictional practice which is greatly enhanced by her trilingual capacity (English, French and Spanish).
The "ferociously bright" (Legal 500) Emma Gill specialises in divorce and matrimonial finance.
She is known for her legal insight, dedication and tireless attitude to securing her clientele the very best possible outcome. She regularly acts for the best and brightest entrepreneurs, business men and women, professionals and sports personalities. Her clients come to her for her creative, practical, no nonsense advice.
Lucy is experienced in advising on all matters arising out of divorce and separation, and is experienced in the complex issues that arise with high net worth clients, with a particular focus on private children matters. She has built a reputation as a rising star, both within the firm and from peers in her field. Lucy is also heavily involved in the development of junior lawyers at the firm and is the Deputy Training Principal for the firm nationally.
David is a Senior Partner at Vardags. With over 35 years of experience at the forefront of the profession, David’s practice comprises a wide ambit of family law issues, namely high net worth and ultra-high net worth divorce and matrimonial finance issues with complex legal, financial and factual disputes and international elements. He also takes a strong interest in non-disclosure and enforcement issues as well as nuptial and cohabitation agreements.