Annemarie joined Vardags Manchester office when it opened its doors in 2016. She was appointed to the Partner in January 2021. She advises on cases with complex financial settlements, cohabitation issues as well as private children law proceedings.
Annemarie has been recognised as key lawyer in Legal 500, noted for exuding a ‘quiet confidence’ and being ‘committed to her clients’. Her pragmatism is said to be met with a ‘wonderful warmth’ which her clients, for whom she goes the ‘extra mile’, appreciate.
Annemarie’s particular specialism is in the resolution of financial matters on divorce, and the resolution of financial matters between unmarried couples and parents. Her cases typically include those with high-value and complex financial issues, including the valuation of business assets, property, pensions and trusts. Her experience includes advising on cases involving nuptial agreements and those with an international element.
Annemarie regularly acts for business men and women, high earning self-employed consultants, professionals, sports personalities and their families.
Annemarie is a member of the Manchester Law Society’s Family Law Committee and Manchester Young Solicitors Group. Annemarie also sits on the Private Family Law Improvement Group with senior professionals and members of the Judiciary in the Greater Manchester area.
Annemarie read Law and Sociology at the University of Durham. She was selected to be one of ten founding student members of the University’s first Pro Bono Society. The group received the LawWorks ‘Best New Pro Bono Activity’ award by Baroness Scotland.
After Durham, Annemarie returned home to Manchester to continue her legal studies at BPP Law School.
Annemarie enjoys spending time with friends, family and her beloved dog, Ruud. She has a keen interest in politics and is a Dementia Friend with Alzheimers UK.
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
Vardags is one of the UK’s top divorce law firms. We specialise in complex, high net worth and international cases. Our President Ayesha Vardag has been widely described as “Britain’s Top Divorce Lawyer” and the “Diva of Divorce”.
Our divorce solicitors have been involved in some of the highest profile cases of recent years at all levels up to the Supreme Court. Most of our cases are managed discreetly and are kept out of the media, but we are adept at managing the press if necessary.
Our top divorce lawyers have acted for or against financiers, entrepreneurs, footballers, celebrities, members of royal families, and the aristocracy. We fight hard where necessary but negotiate to get the best result whenever possible.