Divorce Mediation

Mediation is becoming an increasingly popular way for separating couples to resolve disputes, keeping legal costs to a minimum and reducing acrimony.   How mediation works Mediation differs from arbitration in that the mediator does not impose an outcome, rather the participants are helped to reach a well-informed mutually acceptable agreement. It provides an opportunity…

Tips from one Trailing Spouse to another

  As technology becomes more advanced, and flying becomes so much more accessible, the world in turn becomes smaller. More people are looking overseas to progress their careers, and expand their horizons. According to the Office of National Statistics, in 2016 alone 336,000 British nationals relocated overseas. I was one of those 336,000 British nationals…

Are UAE assets untouchable?

Is Dubai a safe haven for errant husbands to avoid paying maintenance or capital orders to their former spouse? For many years, UAE assets have been seen as ‘untouchable’, but recent changes to laws in the UAE may mean times are changing. In this article, Byron James considers the whether foreign money orders can be enforced…