Simon acted for Tini Owens in her unsuccessful divorce appeal to the Supreme Court in 2018 and which provided the catalyst for the change in legislation.
First published online in the Financial Times on 23 January 2022 and reproduced with kind permission.
Additional information on the background to the introduction of no-fault divorce in the UK
June 2021: Introduction delayed from 2021 to 2022
June 2020: The Bill receives Royal Assent
June 2019: The Bill is first introduced in Parliament
Autumn 2018: Consultation paper published by the Justice Secretary
July 2018: The Supreme Court Judgment