03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Heather Mills And Paul McCartney Divorce To Go To Trial

The sacking of Heather Mills by her lawyers Mishcon de Reya means that her divorce row with Sir Paul McCartney is now all but certain to go to trial.

The loss of her lawyers means that Ms Mills is now acting for herself in the complex negotiations and, unless she accepts the offer on the table, then a trial is set for February.

A spokesman for Mishcons, where Ms Mills's lawyer was Anthony Julius, confirmed yesterday that the firm was were no longer acting for her but declined to say why or who had sacked whom.

Read more about the likely divorce court showdown

Read about Heather being dumped by her divorce attorneys

And read about Paul giving his house a post-Heather makeover in New York