Rule no.1 for instructing a family lawyer: keep your costs proportionate

Posted on 30th October 2019

A leading family judge has criticised a couple who spent in excess of £500,000 on legal fees when the main asset of the marriage was a flat worth £298,377. Expressing her dismay Lady Justice King said, “This is yet another case where a highly educated couple with young children has engaged in lengthy, destructive and disproportionate legal proceedings. “