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Pension Sharing on Divorce......Is financial planning important?

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Pension sharing orders have been available as part of divorce proceedings since 2001 however according to a Nuffield Foundation report published in November 2023, they are included in only 11% of divorces despite frequently being the largest asset a couple...

Am I entitled to my husband's pension if I divorce him?

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Divorce can be a complicated and emotionally charged time, especially in terms of dividing assets. Over time, it is likely that your assets have become entangled with your spouse’s, and at this stage, you may both have opposite ideas about what...

In The Spotlight - Dawn Millar

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We are delighted to be highlighting our expert lawyers in a new feature 'In The Spotlight' where you can get to know our individuals and the important work they carry out each day. ...

International divorce - scenario on marital property in Australia

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Q: I am a British citizen, and have lived in England for the past 12 years, but I am Australian by birth. My spouse and I both live in England, but we have properties in Australia as well as in the UK. Can I make an application in the...

International Divorce

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It is vital to obtain early advice when contemplating a divorce or separation, particularly when there is an international element to the decision. Whether divorcing parties marry or live outside of England and Wales, or they have property or investments...

"No fault" Divorce

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Will “no fault” divorce bring about a whole new concept – divorce in haste, repent at leisure? The proposed new legislation for no fault divorce means that one spouse/civil partner can give the other formal notice that...