Divorce solicitors’ fees are becoming less transparent, according to a survey which revealed young people are increasingly borrowing money from family and friends to fund divorces.

A report from financing provider Ampla Finance Legal followed a YouGov survey which explored issues such as how well clients feel they are being served by their solicitors and how difficult it can be to finance a divorce.

A nationally representative sample of 1,005 divorced UK adults were surveyed.

Nigel Shepherd, strategic adviser at Ampla Finance and a consultant at Mills & Reeve, said in his foreword to the report that familiar themes emerged.

“These include the importance of the professional relationship between fami...

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