James Innes-Smith
Evening Standard
16 March 2015

Divorce capital: meet the wealthy ex-wives setting up alone in Kensington and Chelsea

Mishcon de Reya’s Sandra Davis says: “It is not a straightforward ‘one size fits all’ matter. It may not be realistic to expect the home-maker to be able to find employment as soon as their youngest child is seven, as Lord Justice Pitchford suggests, particularly if they have been unemployed for many years as a result of joint decisions made during the marriage."

“Following divorce, women see their living standards fall by more than men, especially when children are involved. Those from high-income families see especially large drops.”

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