Top UK law firm

Top UK law firm, Vardags, has been described by The Times as one of the “handful of firms that dominate the so-called ‘glamour’ end of the market”.

Vardags was founded by Ayesha Vardag who regularly appears in the press and has been widely described as “Britain’s top divorce lawyer”. Vardags' services extend well beyond divorce and family law and encompass commercial & civil litigation, employment, criminal defence, reputation & privacy, professional negligence, and property law.

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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” Read More

Children & Family

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. Read More

Reputation & Privacy

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. Read More

Criminal Defence

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. Read More


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. Read More

Fertility & Surrogacy

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 Vardags remains at the cutting edge of fertility law, pushing for further improvement of the outdated legislation in place in Britain. Read More

Commercial & Civil Litigation

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. Read More

Professional Negligence

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. Read More

Employment Law

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. Read More

Wills, Trusts and Probate

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”. Read More

Meet the leaders

Ayesha Vardag

Ayesha Vardag

Founder & President

“The Queen of Divorce” 
The Daily Mail

Stephen Bence

Stephen Bence

Chief Executive Officer

“A financial genius” 
Lewis Marks QC

Georgina Hamblin

Georgina Hamblin

Senior Director — Head of London Family

“One of the best divorce lawyers in the country” 
Marie Claire

Full leadership team

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Clarendon House, 52 Cornmarket Street, Oxford

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1 St James’ Terrace, Winchester
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