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Christmas Divorces: Sprouts, turkey and furtive texting

By John Oxley -

The press regularly report on the spike in business for divorce lawyers which follows the Christmas period. A number of newspapers spoke with the Vardags president about the things that can trigger a New Year marital breakdown.

Ayesha told the Daily Telegraph Christmas is a real crucible of emotions and everyone is communicating. It is particularly because people are suddenly holed up with their family but those in any other relationship are very conscious of being shut out. They are going off up the garden to try to make calls and sending messages and then the phone ends up lying around the house.”

Her comments were also reported in The Global Legal Post and The Daily Mail.

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John Oxley

John first joined Vardags in 2013 and spent a year with the firm as a paralegal to Ayesha Vardag before undertaking pupillage with leading matrimonial set QE...