Monday, June 04, 2007
Romance is dead
"Last year more than two-thirds of lawyers saw an increase in demand for pre-nuptial agreements, said business advisers Grant Thornton's." So reported BBC News yesterday. However, a word of warning to any wealthy spouse-to-be: pre-nuptial agreements are not (yet) legally binding in this country. As Mark Harper, solicitor for John Charman, put it: "Any client who comes to me wanting a prenup who is concerned about protecting their assets, the advice I give has to be they shouldn't get married."