Michael is a Partner in our Family team, with more than 40 years  experience. His expertise focuses primarily on complex financial disputes, cases involving international jurisdictions, contact and residence disputes, cohabitation issues and advice on pre and post-nuptial agreements.

He deals particularly with complex financial disputes, including especially those involving a family company or business. Michael has published a textbook on “Divorce and the Family Business” with Jordans and “A Guide to European Family Law” with Resolution. He has lectured regularly on the subject at professional seminars.

Michael’s clients include many professionals – bankers, accountants and especially lawyers, as well as businessmen and women, and others from a wide range of backgrounds. His approach to practice reflects his belief in a calm and constructive style, combined with a determination to protect his clients’ interests when the need arises.

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Michael is a Partner in our Family team, with more than 40 years  experience. His expertise focuses primarily on complex financial disputes, cases involving international jurisdictions, contact and residence disputes, cohabitation issues and advice on pre and post-nuptial agreements.

He deals particularly with complex financial disputes, including especially those involving a family company or business. Michael has published a textbook on “Divorce and the Family Business” with Jordans and “A Guide to European Family Law” with Resolution. He has lectured regularly on the subject at professional seminars.

Michael’s clients include many professionals – bankers, accountants and especially lawyers, as well as businessmen and women, and others from a wide range of backgrounds. His approach to practice reflects his belief in a calm and constructive style, combined with a determination to protect his clients’ interests when the need arises.

Qualification date: 1971

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“Michael Drake is outstanding. Peers respect him, clients adore him, judges listen to him. He has impressive business acumen and commercial knowledge”

Legal 500
2020