Byron is ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a leading barrister in divorce and matrimonial finance.
He has been noted in the Legal 500 for his ‘first-rate legal knowledge’, for his especial expertise on trusts and cohabitation issues and also for his ‘robust style which clients love’.
In Chambers and Partners he has recently been described as ‘a very intelligent and talented advocate’ who always ‘goes the extra mile for his clients’. It is considered in the directory that ‘he will go on to achieve great things’.
Byron is a family law specialist. His work covers the range of private client situations, but his particular expertise is in matrimonial finance cases. His broader practice encompasses Inheritance Act cases, disputes about children, proceedings where there are insolvency issues, cohabitation disputes and trusts.
Byron appears as an advocate in courts from the County Court through to the Court of Appeal. He is frequently retained in an advisory capacity, especially with regard to Inheritance Act and Trust of Land matters. He recognises different people assimilate information in different ways: some clients want an issue dissected in a written opinion; others prefer the interaction that comes from a face-to-face conference.
For Byron, the approach taken is always client-led – it is the one with which his client is most at ease, which best helps them take control of their case and feel empowered in working towards its resolution.
Byron has been seconded by Expatriate Law to work within Al Rowaad Advocates in Dubai, where he will advise British expatriates in the region.