Each party to marriage ties the knot with other with great hopes and expectations. Each party to a marriage has a right to enjoy the company of other for solace of his life. But sometimes circumstances may arise and parties want to dissolve their marriage due to some reason or another. A divorce lawyer can help someone who wants to divorce his/her spouse. There may be some NGOs which can provide free legal advice. One can also seek a legal adviser online. In most of the cases one has to pay a fee for hiring a lawyer for divorce. There are many divorce advocates in the world who charges a huge fee from their clients for lawyer consultation. Let’s have a look on the world’s most expensive divorce lawyers–
- Laura Wasser-
Laura Allison Wasser is a partner at Los Angeles based firm Wasser, Cooperman & Mandles, established by her father, Dennis Wasser which deals in family law cases related to marriage, divorce and child custody. She joined the firm after graduating from Loyola Law School in 1996.She is one of the most expensive lawyers as she Charges $850 for an hour and requires a $250,000 retainer. It is alleged that Wasser typically only represents people who are worth more than $10 million. Laura Wasser has represented a number of high profile celebrities in the past, including Johnny Depp in his divorce from Amber Heard, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Kim Kardashian West, Ryan Reynolds, Heidi Klum and more. She even represented Jolie in her divorce from Billy Bob Thornton in 2003.Angelina Jolie has hired Wasser to represent her as she has filed a divorce suit against her husband Brad Pitt where the main issue is related with custody of their 6 children.
- Sandra Davis–
Sandra Davis is a partner and head of the Family Department of the London based firm Mishcon de Reya, Davis charges £610 an hour and has represented celebrity clients such as the Princess of Wales, Jerry Hall, Thierry Henry and Tamara Mellon. With her 30 years of experience. Sandra specializes in complex high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth cases. She is a Fellow of International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer. London Super Lawyers directory even named her one of the Top 100 Lawyers and one of the Top 50 women.
- Fiona Shackleton (Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia)-
Fiona Sara Shackleton is a partner in one of the London’s leading family law firms, Payne Hicks Beach which she joined in 2001. She has represented members of the British Royal Family and legendary Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney and many more celebrities. Shackleton charges £640 for an hour plus £5k for an initial meeting.
- Ira E. Garr-
Ira E. Garr works with Slipe Garr, P.C. a New York based firm which deals with matrimonial issues. Garr has been listed as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” since 2008.Most of his clients are generally high net worth individuals and often celebrities, it is no wonder that Murdoch chose Garr to represent him in the $11.2 billion divorce suit with her third wife.
- Liz Vernon-
Liz Vernon is a partner at family law firm Clintons based in London. She has over 20 years of experience. She has dealt with high profile clients from sports, media and entertainment fields and their spouses like Slavica Ecclestone and Karen Parlour.