A few years ago an existing client introduced me to a charming American lady in the throes of an acutely uncharming life experience – she was fighting her way through an ugly divorce, and was extremely and understandably concerned for her financial future. While she had my most sincere sympathies, from a professional perspective I initially felt there was little value I could offer until her divorce had settled, when I could help find investment solutions to suit her needs. However over the course of a series of meetings, and as her divorce raged on,