Vardags’ team

An elite team of Britain’s best divorce lawyers specialising in high net worth, complex and international divorce cases led by Ayesha Vardag, “Britain’s top divorce lawyer”.

Vardags has handpicked the best and brightest from the UK’s leading universities, the Bar, other Magic Circle matrimonial law firms, and leading City firms to create an award-winning, ambitious team of top divorce lawyers.

The Vardags Team also has a wealth of specialist experience in successfully representing individuals with unique requirements, including celebrities, entrepreneurs, and bankers; as well individuals who may require foreign language or international jurisdiction expertise.

We offer a free consultation to qualifying individuals. Please call our confidential enquiry line on 020 7205 5792 or email us. Lines are staffed 24 hours.

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Ayesha Vardag

Ayesha Vardag, President
“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... Read More

Catherine Thomas
Managing Director

Catherine Thomas
Vardags’ Managing Director Catherine Thomas is “widely regarded as one of the top divorce lawyers in the country” (The Sunday Times and Management Today). She... Read More

Stephen Bence
Director of Strategy

Stephen Bence, Director of Strategy
Stephen is both Director of Strategy for Vardags and also heads up its unique financial forensics department. As Head of Financial Forensics Stephen deals with... Read More

Simon McKirgan
Senior Director

Simon McKirgan, Senior Director
Simon McKirgan is Senior Director at Vardags and a top international divorce lawyer. He specialises in high and ultra-high-net-worth divorce and financial... Read More

Frank Ryan
Head of Litigation

Frank Ryan, Head of Litigation
Frank is the head of Vardags’ civil litigation department. With over thirty years’ experience in the field, he specialises in commercial litigation and all forms... Read More

Robert Conway
Director – Criminal Defence

Robert Conway, Criminal Defence
Robert Conway is a Director in our criminal defence team at Vardags. He has over a decade’s experience advising clients who have been arrested and... Read More

Christopher Hall
Director – Head of Private Client

Christopher Hall, Director (Head of Private Client)
Chris has over fifteen years of experience advising clients both in England and internationally on succession planning and wealth preservation. He has specialist expertise in... Read More

Emma Gill
Head of Manchester Office

Emma Gill, Head of Manchester Office
The “ferociously bright” (Legal 500) Emma is a director and the Head of the Manchester Office, joining Vardags on 1st June 2016, 11 years to... Read More

Georgina Hamblin
Director – Divorce & Family Law

Georgina Hamblin, Director Divorce & Family Law
Georgina is a top divorce solicitor with a particular expertise in high-value multi-jurisdictional divorce cases and jurisdictional disputes as well as cases involving family trusts... Read More

Arron Bortoft
Director – Divorce & Family Law

Arron Bortoft, Director
A senior Chartered Legal Executive, Arron has over 20 years’ experience in family law with extensive experience of high-net-worth and uniquely complex cases... Read More

Charlie Bell
Director – Divorce & Family Law

Charlie Bell, Divorce & Family Law
Charlie, director at Vardags, has particular expertise in high-value matrimonial finance and Schedule 1 claims. His cases exclusively involve substantial assets... Read More

Jo Hall
Director – Divorce & Matrimonial Law

Jo, Director of Family and Matrimonial Law at Vardags, “goes the extra mile” for her clients (Chambers 2016). She has successfully represented a wide range... Read More

Qualifying Individuals

Vardags specialise in cases involving high net worth individuals, their families and their companies.  Free consultations are offered for clients with net assets in excess of £2million or involved in other high value disputes.
24 Hour Emergency Legal Representation Call Vardags London: 020 7205 5792
If you need a lawyer immediately because a person has been taken into custody or involved in an incident, Vardags can provide emergency legal cover at any time. We offer a swift response in person, anywhere in London or within the M25. Outside that area we may still be able to help. Call our confidential 24 hour enquiry line for immediate help.If you have been arrested or you are the subject of a dawn raid we strongly recommend you have a lawyer present in order to advise you on your options in dealing with police and other investigating bodies and to ensure your rights are protected. Note that we normally charge £350 per hour including travel time and our fees in connection with emergency legal services will usually be a minimum of £2,000 + VAT.
*All enquiries are completely confidential. We do not handle Legal Aid cases. Our lawyers do not undertake criminal work on a no win, no fee basis.
We will only use your information to respond to your enquiry.

*Free consultation for qualifying individuals. We do not undertake legal aid work but there are often other ways to fund your case. We do not act on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis in civil disputes.

Call Vardags London: 020 7205 5792

Our confidential enquiry lines are staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the year.