One of Britain’s top divorce lawyers has warned of a surge in ‘strong, successful’ women coming forward to report domestic abuse.
Ayesha Vardag, dubbed ‘the Diva of Divorce’ after a string of highprofile court battles, said enquiries at her firm had risen by more than a third since 2018.
The victims were high-earning, financially independent career women in the ‘vast majority’ of cases, according to Ms Vardag.
Many domestic abuse victims are high-earning, financially independent career women, according to divorce lawyer Ayesha Vargas
They reported abuse ranging from physical violence to narcissism and so-called gaslighting in which victims are deliberately driven by their abusers to question their thoughts, memories and even their own sanity.
Ms Vardag told The Mail on Sunday that victims approaching her