It is thirty years since I handled my first divorce case. When I started out I was dealing with simpler divorces. This would be a situation with no assets, often a short marriage with no children. As I progressed I dealt with perhaps the matrimonial home, some pensions and maybe some savings. This type of case is quite typical of those that our Divorce Lawyers handle.
News stories such as those in relation to Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos’, ongoing divorce highlight the complexity and gravity of financial settlements in proceedings which involve so-called ‘High Net-Worth’ Individuals – particularly where those individuals are embroiled in highly-successful businesses.