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Vicki McLynn

Partner in the Family team at Pannone, part of Slater & Gordon

Vicki McLynn is a Partner in the Family team at Pannone LLP (www.pannone.com/services/family-personal-and-financial/family), one of the UK’s most renowned law firms. Although skilled in many different aspects of relationship breakdown, she specialises in complex financial cases, cohabitation disputes and divorces featuring business interests.

Accredited as a specialist by the Family lawyers' group Resolution, Vicki is also a trained collaborative lawyer who acts for a wide range of wealthy UK-based and international clients.

That's I.T! Workplace Technology as the 'Third Party' in Divorce

We now possess the ability to manage different aspects of our lives from mobile devices no bigger than the palms of our hands. We can bank, buy, stay in touch with relatives and friends on the other side of the world, and even record our favourite TV programmes while on the move.
17/02/2014 13:32 GMT

Divorce, 'Girl Power' and Economic Recovery

Some female clients of the age group which accounts for more women divorcing than any other have remarked that their desire to start a family has been a prominent consideration when they have been making up their minds to divorce.
07/02/2014 13:01 GMT

Parental Child Abduction: A Hope for the Holidays

The forthcoming holiday season provides an opportunity for families to spend time together. Sadly, it can also exacerbate tensions which may result in them breaking apart. Such division can have long-lasting consequences for the adults involved and for any children.
16/12/2013 11:37 GMT

The Private Life of the Modern British Pensioner

It seems that those of us yet to reach the age when we can start to draw our pension form wildly different perceptions of those above the age of 65... However, it appears that those somewhat traditional and hackneyed views of senior citizens could be nothing like the way they consider themselves.
11/09/2013 13:21 BST

Middle Age and New Beginnings

It transpires that the middle-aged - women between 55 and 59 and men over 60 - show the greatest rate of increase of marriage for any demographic group. In a way, we should not be surprised at the level of relationship tectonics experienced by people over the age of 50.
27/06/2013 12:07 BST

Children, Courts and an Unwanted Record

The break up of every domestic relationship has consequences of one sort or another. Many adults find it possible to get over the distress and get on with the rest of their lives. The involvement of children, however, increases the potential for complications, as both parents try to do what they believe is right for the well-being of their sons or daughters.
14/06/2013 09:23 BST

Is Pro-Marriage Campaign on Firm Foundations?

The noble sentiments which lie behind the Marriage Foundation's own foundation also appear to be a bold attempt to reverse recent trends. A third of marriages which do take place in England and Wales don't last 15 years.
01/05/2012 22:40 BST

Bills and Break-Ups: The Financial Cost of Conflict in Divorce

The break-up of a marriage can exact a significant price on those involved. Children, family, friends and even pets can all be affected to some degree in addition to the husband and wife. To the emotional toll can be added the financial elements of separation - lump sums, property transfers, maintenance and pensions.
25/04/2012 15:42 BST

Courts, Cohabitation and Confusion

Cohabitation agreements were in place before the recent ruling. Recording your intentions and those of your partner might seem unromantic, just as prenuptial agreement might seem cold and contractual to some. However, they have the potential to assist the often unpleasant picking apart of a relationship that can inflame already raw emotions.
10/11/2011 12:45 GMT

'Wife-Friendly' UK Prompts International Divorce Race

Those of us working in family law have found our eyes watering at the size of a number divorce settlements awarded by London's courts in recent years, payouts which have earned the UK the status of 'the world's divorce capital'.
11/10/2011 23:17 BST