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Suzanne Todd


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Is London still the ‘divorce capital of the world’? It’s a firm yes from Suzanne Todd at Withers, adding that the characteristics of the English legal system that put London at the top of the jurisdiction pile remain in place. She adds that London firms benefit from the ‘expectation’ that our discretionary system in determining what is fair will produce an award that is ‘more bespoke’ and ‘ultimately more generous to the weaker party’. Todd tells Spear’s of a growing number of family law cases where the woman is the breadwinner. To help tackle these issues, she adds that Withers promotes gender equality: ‘More than 40 per cent of our partners worldwide are female.