Charlotte Bradley and Jane Keir address Q&A in Tatler about how addictions are considered when resolving finances on separation or divorce

26 March 2021

Jane Keir, partner and Charlotte Bradley, partner and head of department in our Family and Divorce team,  have written for Tatler as part of Tatler SOS Experts’ corner dealing with a question about gambling addiction and how it can impact on family finances during a divorce. The article also includes advice from divorce consultant, Laura Rosefield and family barrister Barbara Mills QC.


In the article Charlotte and Jane address the legal and practical issues a spouse should consider as well as addressing how the courts have brought into account monies wasted by a spouse on addictions such as gambling.

The full article from Tatler can be read here: Tatler Experts' Corner: I'm divorcing my husband after he spent over £750k of our wealth on his gambling addiction, what legal rights do I have in retrieving this back?

Charlotte and Jane are listed in the Tatler HNW Address Book of private client advisers.

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About the authors

Charlotte Bradley is head of the family and divorce team at Kingsley Napley, where she has been a partner since 2001. Charlotte specialises in all aspects of family law, particularly international issues, both in relation to finance and children. She has a reputation for cross border jurisdiction issues, particularly European and Relocation cases, and for acting for unmarried parents in Schedule 1 (financial provision) cases. 

Jane Keir is a family lawyer and partner in the family and divorce team. She advises on the protection of wealth, both pre and post divorce and her breadth of experience both in negotiating discreet settlements and in taking cases to trial, mean that she is much in demand by individual clients and Family Offices alike.

 

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