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Georgina Rayment

The (No) Blame Game: erasing marital fault lines

Georgina Rayment | 13th June 2021
Family lawyers were expecting the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 to take effect from autumn 2021, but the government have delayed implementation until 6 April 2022. A little longer to wait, therefore, for no fault divorce - but then we…
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Ian Waine

Lockdown - Reflections at the end of week 63

Ian Waine | 4th June 2021
Taken purely at face value, yesterday’s announcement that Portugal is moving from the green list to the amber list next Tuesday is of interest only to those in the UK who are actually there, are planning to go there or have an interest in properties…
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Georgina Rayment

Silver splitters: divorcing in twilight years

Georgina Rayment | 31st May 2021
When news of Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce broke, for many observers the focus was on their fortune and how it would be shared. It was not just their wealth, however, that made the story unusual. Some were surprised that after 27 years together it…
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Ian Waine

Lockdown - Reflections at the end of week 62

Ian Waine | 28th May 2021
One of my favourite cartoons is by the American cartoonist Gary Larson. It has two frames, both of which show a man telling off his dog. The first frame is headed What we say to dogs, and has a speech bubble above the man which has words in which he…
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