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Divorce law 'undermines equality'


England has become "the divorce capital of Europe" because of the way assets are divided after a break-up, the chairman of the Bar Standards Board says.

Baroness Deech, who believes the system is paternalistic and unprincipled, discusses her view with divorce and family lawyer Vanessa Lloyd Platt.


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