Profile submitted by Ian Airey
Ian is the Head of the Family department. He advises on all aspects of family law, but specialises in complex cases - often involving an international element. He acted for Mrs White in White v White, the ground breaking House of Lords decision on distribution of property and assets on divorce. Ian sits as a Deputy District Judge in the Principal Registry of the Family Division and the Central Family Court and is a qualified Arbitrator.
International Bar Association; IAFL; CIArb
Qualified 1980; joined Payne Hicks Beach in 1987 as a partner.