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William Massey

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The head of Farrer’s family and disputes teams has fought many battles, but prenups often provide the toughest challenge in William Massey’s work. ‘You’re treading a bit of a tightrope,’ he says. He describes the challenge of choosing a geographical starting point to begin with. ‘It’s always quite difficult then to marry up them advice in this jurisdiction with the advice that lawyers in other jurisdictions are giving,’ he says.

It’s hardly romantic when one is ‘negotiating the terms of a divorce at a time when they’re going to get married’, says Massey, the president of the European charter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. ‘It’s fascinating, but difficult.’