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Separation, the City and Spousal Support

Liz Cowell | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Cowell

It is no secret that London is regarded by many people as "the world's divorce capital". That label does not necessarily refer to the number of separations handled by that city's courts or even for its making world record-breaking settlements. Rather, it could be argued that London has developed a unique appeal because of its being regarded as "wife-friendly" in terms of the way in which marital assets have been divided in recent years.

BoJo, billionaires and 'divorce tourism'

Fiona Wood | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Wood

The proportion of foreign cases being heard in London remains high, even if there is evidence that the kind of settlements being awarded are slightly less generous than they were in previous years.

'Wife-Friendly' UK Prompts International Divorce Race

Vicki McLynn | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK
Vicki McLynn

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'.