Max Clifford divorce: Wife Jo files to High Court for 'quickie divorce' from disgraced PR guru
The news comes after Clifford's jail sentencing earlier this month
Tuesday 20 May 2014
She was granted a hearing within three weeks of his sentencing, in which he was jailed for eight years for sexually abusing four teenage girls between 1977 and 1985.
Judge Anthony Leonard said in court that the 71-year-old businessman had “groomed and degraded” his victims and “showed no remorse”.
Clifford – who worked as his PA before marrying the PR guru in 2010 - was noticeably absent throughout the trial and has not made any public comment since his conviction.
Last week, it was confirmed that the 51-year-old was filing for a divorce and is thought to have hired renowned divorce lawyer Raymond Tooth to start formal proceedings.
Tooth - who is known as Jaws for his uncompromising nature – has previously negotiated settlements for other high-profile couples, such as Jude Law and Sadie Frost.
“They are divorcing,” Tooth told the Daily Mail on 11 May. “There are no disputed matters. Everything has been sorted out amicably so it’s all done.”
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