Claire Reid

When the 'International Divorce Race' Goes the Extra Mile

Claire Reid | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Reid

With countries and the citizens living in them having become more connected, it shouldn't come as any great surprise to learn that the law has too. Sadly, the global flavour of law becomes apparent when families founded on different nationalities break apart.

Cohabitation and Britain's 'Older Old'

Claire Reid | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Claire Reid

We have seen a number of cases featuring men and women in their seventies, eighties and even older, although that shouldn't be interpreted as meaning that they are remarkably frequent. However, my colleagues and I certainly have to handle more now than we ever have done.

The Great Cohabitation Conundrum

Claire Reid | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Claire Reid

"The past", explains one of the characters in LP Hartley's classic novel 'The Go-Between', "is like a foreign country". The rate at which our professional and personal lives have changed in the space of only less than 20 years makes it seem like a very distant land indeed.

Adult Education: The Strain of Grown-Up Pressures on 'Childhood Sweethearts'

Claire Reid | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Reid

Twelve per cent of the divorces which we deal with feature couples who have been in long-standing relationships, often since their school days, going their separate ways while still only in their twenties and thirties. In short, they no longer feel the same way about each other.

Field of Gold: Farmers, the Divorce Courts and a Very Different Cash Crop

Claire Reid | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK
Claire Reid

Residential property prices in the UK currently resemble something of a curate's egg slightly past its sell-by date.