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Catherine Thomas

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Catherine Thomas is a top international divorce lawyer and senior director of Vardags. She joined Vardags in 2011 as a director, having been made a partner at her previous firm in Lincoln’s Inn at 26 years of age, making her one of the youngest ever partners at that level of family law.

BLOG BIG STORIES | FAMILY LAW

A balancing act

Children over ten could soon be entitled to tell family judges what they think about their future but, says Catherine Thomas, the court should retain ....

BLOG COMMENTARY | DIVORCE

A conscious uncoupling

Gwyneth Paltrow has come in for much criticism over her desire to have a civilised divorce. But, says Catherine Thomas, surely she should be applauded....

BLOG BIG STORIES | CRIMINAL LAW

Clare's Law: A remedy rather than a cure

Domestic abuse is a common theme in family law but new legislation is a positive step towards a solution, says Catherine Thomas.....

BLOG COMMENTARY | GAY MARRIAGE

A missed opportunity

The UK has still not achieved absolute equality despite passing legislation allowing gay couples to marry, says Catherine Thomas.....

BLOG COMMENTARY | FAMILY LAW

Why arbitration is the future for divorce

With January the top month for divorces, couples are increasingly looking to arbitration to avoid lengthy court battles, says Catherine Thomas.....

BLOG BIG STORIES | FORUM SHOPPING

The importance of jurisdiction in international divorce

Forum shopping is key to a good international divorce with Scotland being a case in point, says Catherine Thomas.....

BLOG BIG STORIES | FAMILY LAW

A cat and mouse game

The Young divorce case was one of the UK's most controversial ever. Catherine Thomas, who represented Michelle Young, sees similar cases on the h....

 

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