Top 5 most expensive divorces in history

High-profile celebrity divorces have often made the headlines over the years – from the weird and wonderful items couples wrangle over, to the significant costs behind the proceedings. But, when it comes to the world’s richest, just how much money is tied up in joint assets, and how is this reflected in the ensuing legalContinue reading “Top 5 most expensive divorces in history”

Wills and financial planning – it’s time to talk

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our inheritance whitepaper, ‘Wills and financial planning – it’s time to talk’, which analyses responses to a national YouGov survey of 2,165 GB adults. Amongst many findings, our survey revealed that almost half (44%) of British adults haven’t tackled the difficult conversation with parents or guardians or partnersContinue reading “Wills and financial planning – it’s time to talk”

Worried you might not be able to afford the best divorce lawyer? Why your solicitor should ask you about funding options.

Nigel Shepherd, family lawyer with 40 years’ experience and twice national chair of family justice organisation Resolution, talks about an important discussion to have with your family lawyer. This article first appeared in The Guardian’s Modern Family supplement on the 6th February. Dealing with the financial consequences of a divorce can be complex and daunting. TheContinue reading “Worried you might not be able to afford the best divorce lawyer? Why your solicitor should ask you about funding options.”

A year in review: Divorce milestones of 2020

It’s difficult to believe that 2020 is almost over. It’s been a tumultuous one for us all, across every aspect of society and business. But we’ve seen some pivotal events at Ampla – both internally and in the family law sector – that have made this year a precedent-setter in more ways than one. NoContinue reading “A year in review: Divorce milestones of 2020”

Introducing Ampla Finance Legacy

As many eagle-eyed readers may have already spotted, Ampla Finance has recently released a new financing product to sit alongside our existing Matrimonial divorce funding. Ampla Legacy has been designed to help resolve the long delays individuals endure in clearing probate after the death of a loved one. The probate process is notoriously lengthy, withContinue reading “Introducing Ampla Finance Legacy”

Divorce in the UK – can we improve the process?

In our first #DivorceTrends report, we explore common client perceptions of divorce law in 2020, and touch on a range of topics including clients’ communication preferences, #divorce financing trends and an assessment of the understanding and perception of the court system versus ADR. We’d like to thank everyone involved for their help in pulling this insightful piece together, whichContinue reading “Divorce in the UK – can we improve the process?”

You’re a coach, but do you know it?

Hello, I’m Dina. I’m a life and career coach to creatives and career changers. I coach individuals wanting to find a fulfilling and meaningful job, and I help creatives level up.  It sounds like my job is a million miles away from what you do, but I’m here to argue for the other side. YourContinue reading “You’re a coach, but do you know it?”

Is ‘loan’ still a dirty word for HNWI finances?

Marcus Holburn, Finance Director @ Ampla Finance Historically, the word ‘loan’ would send shivers up the spine of many steady, solvent people, conjuring images of red-letters and bailiffs at the door.  But whilst the steady-eddies of the world were living within their means, others were leveraging their assets, using available finance to take advantage ofContinue reading “Is ‘loan’ still a dirty word for HNWI finances?”

Divorce Day – What you need to know

Whether you believe in ‘Divorce Day’ or not, many Family Law firms report a spike in divorce proceedings on the first working Monday after the winter break.   That said, although separation applications are traditionally expected to rise in the new year, recent statistics released by The Marriage Foundation reveal that current divorce rates inContinue reading “Divorce Day – What you need to know”