Vardags is a top divorce law firm based in the heart of London, practicing English law in the divorce capital of the world for a wide range of international clients. We have multiple office locations in major cities in the UK. Our President, Ayesha Vardag, has been widely described as “Britain’s Top Divorce Lawyer” and the “Diva of Divorce”.
We specialise in complex, cross-border divorce and family cases with an English element, as the English courts can hear the divorce case of any couple with substantial links to the country. Our international clients often have assets in excess of £1million, or a combined family income in excess of £150,000 per annum.
Our international clients may be able to get divorced in more than one country, so it is vital to start proceedings in the optimal jurisdiction. We frequently act in complex, cross-border divorce and family cases with an English element, as the English courts can hear the divorce case of any couple with substantial links to the UK.
Vardags represents clients who are part of wealthy families. Our solicitors are experts in non-disclosure cases and our in-house forensic financial team are experts in valuations. We are especially experienced in international asset tracing and cases involving offshore and foreign elements.
You may be initiating divorce, responding to a divorce petition, seeking new lawyers for an ongoing case, or considering reopening an old case. Whatever the circumstances, having a top divorce solicitor on your side can make a pivotal difference to your chances of success.
For divorces with an international element, it is cruical to seek legal advice in the first instance, especially if you think you have links to the UK. If you may need our help, don’t delay. Contact Vardags before your spouse does.
Vardags is unique in having an in-house forensic financial arm which works as an integral part of our team to get the best results for our clients.
If you are the breadwinner, our financial expertise will help you to produce realistic valuations of assets, particularly private company shareholdings. We can ensure that issues of liquidity are at the forefront of any negotiations and emphasise your critical role in maintaining the value of the business.
If you are the homemaker, you may be worried that your spouse will not disclose all assets or will value them at far too low a level. Our solicitors are experts in non-disclosure cases and our in-house forensic financial team are experts in valuations. We are especially experienced in international asset tracing and cases involving offshore and foreign elements. You may also be worried about how you will pay your day-to-day living expenses or legal fees—we can often assist you with having your spouse pay these or securing a litigation loan.
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The closest tube stations are St Paul's or Chancery Lane, both on the Central line. Alternatively we are a short walk from Blackfriars station on the District and Circle line. We are also only a matter of metres away from City Thameslink rail station. By car, Old Bailey is best accessed via the Strand, as vehicles cannot approach the office from Newgate Street.
Vardags is one of the UK’s top divorce law firms. We specialise in complex, high net worth and international cases. The Legal 500 has said of Vardags: “The team is noted for its sheer intellect”
Vardags is among the leading family law firms in the UK. Our solicitors specialise in complex cases for high net worth individuals, including international child relocation, child abduction, and prenuptial agreements. The Legal 500 has said that "clients feel in totally safe hands" with Vardags' Children & Family lawyers.
Our reputation and privacy team, headed by top media lawyer Alex McCready, works in and out of the public eye on cases involving defamation, privacy and reputation management. We provide expert advice and representation across the full range of reputation and privacy related matters, including crisis management, emergency injunctions and actions against online and new media.
Our criminal defence team is led by top criminal defence lawyer Rob Conway. Vardags is a successful and rapidly-growing law firm with an outstanding reputation for winning cases.
Vardags is a top property law firm with expertise in complex and high-value cases. We pride ourselves on our discrete and thorough approach and premium client experience. Our team is led by the highly respected and renowned property lawyer James Bunker.
Vardags is a top law firm with a trailblazing fertility and surrogacy department. We have had success with some of the most groundbreaking cases of the last decade in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court, with rulings that have changed the law. Vardags remains at the cutting edge of fertility law, pushing for further improvement of the outdated legislation in place in Britain.
Led by the vastly experienced Frank Ryan, a lawyer who “delivers results, time and again, often with devastating effect”, Vardags’ civil litigation team is renowned for its nous and its consistent ability to deliver results.
Vardags is a top professional negligence law firm with expertise in complex and substantial claims. You may have seen our name in the press as our clients are often very high profile. Equally we settle many claims entirely out of the public eye. Our team is led by top professional negligence lawyer, Frank Ryan, who has over 30 years of experience across a range of professional negligence cases.
Vardags’ top employment team represents high net worth individuals and companies in substantial employment disputes. We are a firm with an exceptional record of representing clients in matters including unfair dismissal, workplace discrimination, and in the transfer of contracts under TUPE.
Vardags' wills and trusts team has the specific expertise to cater to the wills and trusts needs of high-net-worth and high-profile individuals. Richard Todd QC, Leading Counsel for Yasmin Prest said of Vardags: “a note to acknowledge your firm’s pivotal role in achieving such an outstanding result in the recent Supreme Court case of Petrodel v Prest”.