Ten ways to defend family wealth against divorce

Ten ways to defend family wealth against divorce

When thinking about protecting a family’s wealth, it is in no way cynical to concede that divorce rates are very high globally, and increasing year […]

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Slicing the family pie – <br>Dividing assets upon divorce

Slicing the family pie –
Dividing assets upon divorce

A new divorce case with hundreds of millions of pounds at stake has highlighted issues around quantifying and dividing assets upon divorce, explains Mei-Ling McNab, […]

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Pension-splitting and divorce – What you need to know

Pension-splitting and divorce – What you need to know

Rising divorce rates among the over-60s has put the issue of splitting pensions in the spotlight, explains Chris Longbottom, Head of Family Law at Shoosmiths’ […]

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Pre-nups and protecting family wealth

Pre-nups and protecting family wealth

Wanting to protect and preserve family wealth, which may well have been built up over a lifetime, is a natural human reaction. The desire to […]

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Dividing assets<br>in mega-divorces

Dividing assets
in mega-divorces

The recent rejection of a $975m divorce settlement by an American divorcee has highlighted differences in how assets are divided either side of the pond […]

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A cleaner break<br>for divorce?

A cleaner break
for divorce?

Long-term maintenance has long been the norm for financially-weaker partners, but new guidance could signal a far more considered approach from the divorce courts, explains […]

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Wealth management<br>and divorce

Wealth management
and divorce

Divorce can be hugely detrimental to individual – and family – wealth, but there are a number of steps that can be taken to limit the harm that might come, both before and after saying “I do”.

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