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An article for The Brief last week argued strongly that separating spouses should not “race” to have divorces heard in their preferred country.

In my view, that advice is wrong.

It is essential that divorcing couples with international links do race to get divorced in the country that will give them the most favourable outcome. Within the EU, the race is absolute. The first to file wins where the divorce and financial case is to be dealt with.

Full Story: The Times

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