What is the “Good Divorce”?

With Resolution’s “Good Divorce Week” in full swing this episode of the Today’s Family Lawyer podcast sees host David Opie speak with Annabel Andreou, a family divorce lawyer at Debenhams Ottaway about the ins and outs of a “Good Divorce.”

Annabel discusses her thoughts on what a “Good Divorce” might look and feel like from a client and practitioners point of view.

Annabel acknowledges that it may not be achievable in all cases, but that a “Good Divorce” should be the focus for all family practitioners; focusing wholly on the outcomes for the client.

Pressed on whether conceptually a “Good Divorce” is the same for all family law practitioners Annabel concedes the profession has some way to go to shed some of the stigma attached to family law; and highlights the work of organisations like Resolution in promoting a more positive message.

Indeed, says Annabel, promoting a more positive message has a commercial benefit for law firms beyond the final client bill, with culture, marketing and staff retention/recruitment all impacted.

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One Response

  1. A very good podcast, which should act as a reminder for all senior lawyers and a way of teaching newly qualified family lawyers.

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