Catherine Thomas - Spear's Magazine

Catherine Thomas

Vardags

Catherine Thomas
City
London
Category
The Spear’s Indices
Company Size
UK
Website
https://vardags.com/

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Catherine Thomas’s meteoric rise in the world of family law is well documented: she made partner at Vardags at the age of 26, and last year she secured a £64 million settlement for Pauline Chai, a former Miss Malaysia, in her divorce battle against Laura Ashley chairman Khoo Kay Peng. Thomas says the lack of discrimination between breadwinner and homemaker is why the UK is such a popular jurisdiction for high-value divorces. ‘Judges, quite rightly, understand that homemakers who have been out of the job market may need assistance while they develop an earning capacity’, she says.



 

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