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Normal service has been resumed

November 26, 2009 7 comments

On Sunday last week I was a guest speaker at the opening of the newly refurbished Hillel House in Leeds, which provides kosher accommodation and a “home from home” for Jewish students at Leeds University. Hillel Houses can be found across many campuses in this country. Leeds has the largest number of Jewish students at…

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Are dinner parties stressful?

November 24, 2009 0 comments

I have spent the last week or so championing the cause of women who choose not to work. In the course of so doing I have had to think quite a lot about what they do, and do so well, and I have realised that compared to them, in so many ways, I am truly…

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Divorce, Full Disclosure and Marco Pierre White

November 6, 2009 3 comments

 A recent case involving the fiery chef Marco Pierre White has sent shivers down the spines of family lawyers. Last week White, who has been estranged from his wife Mati since 2007, won his appeal against a High Court ruling that had halted his bid to seek damages from his wife’s lawyers for wrongful interference…

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Fleetwood Mac and a divorce lawyer’s Rumours

November 3, 2009 2 comments

I recently watched an incredibly personal interview with the band Fleetwood Mac on the BBC, in advance of their forthcoming British tour. The band members are clearly older and wiser than they were in the late 1970s. They had stories to tell about the emotional turbulence in their lives when arguably they were at the…

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