Izzy WalshHead of London
Izzy qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and further qualified as Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) in 2013.
Izzy advises on all aspects of family law, including pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation, divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, financial settlements and children issues.
Izzy qualified as a solicitor at Magic Circle firm Herbert Smith, where she practised commercial law. She then transferred to become a family lawyer. Izzy has a particular focus on complex financial cases, often with an international dimension, including divorce, matters arising from cohabitation and in relation to unmarried parents, and pre- and post- nuptial agreements and wealth planning. Izzy is regularly instructed on matters which have a Russian/CIS element and which involve offshore corporate and trust structures. Izzy’s equestrian background (and love of horses) has also led to a number of instructions involving equestrian sports such as racing and eventing and she has represented elite athletes in this field.
Izzy is a member of the British Russian Law Association, British Ukrainian Law Association and a member of the International Bar Association. She speaks Russian and French, with a working knowledge of German and Italian.
Izzy is ranked in Chambers & Partners as an associate to watch, and is described as smart, sensible and very switched-on, and as a tough and very constructive opponent.