Max’s practice covers all issues of Family Law, with a particular emphasis on matrimonial finance and Schedule 1 cases, often involving substantial and complex assets spread over various jurisdictions. He has a particular interest in company and trust issues, matters involving disputes over chattels, as well as disputes with a religious element to them, particularly the Get.
Max is a qualified Arbitrator, and also accepts cases on a public access basis.
"Max is an exceptional lawyer, who is extremely intelligent and personable." "He is a robust and excellent advocate."Chambers and Partner 2019
‘He instils great confidence.’Legal 500 - 2018
“An exceptional and astute barrister”Legal 500 - 2017.
“A genius who forensically examines every aspect of a case and has a phenomenal memory.”Legal 500 - 2016
“Max is always well prepared and a real pleasure to work with. A punchy advocate who possesses great judgment and a superb bedside manner. A very promising junior.”Ruben Sinha - Vardags
“Max is a robust and determined advocate. He has a good grasp of the financial territory and an ability to press his point home. He is a pleasure to work with; very hands on and always responsive.”Barbara Simpson - Boodle Hatfield
- Alireza v Radwan
 1 FLR 1333
- K v K (nullity: bigamous marriage)
 2 FLR 1055.
- NR v AB (financial remedies)
 1 FLR 1030
- Montalto v Popat and others
 EWHC 810 (Ch)
- P v P (variation of post-nuptial settlement)
 1 FLR 437
- Mann v Mann
 2 FLR 928.
- Alireza v Radwan
Publications and Lecturing
Max regularly lectures on a wide range of family law issues (predominantly family finance, company valuations, TLATA and recently on “Silver Separators”) and has several journal articles published in Family Law and elsewhere.
University College School; Jews’ Free School; University of Bristol – BA(Hons); City University – PgDL; Inns of Court School of Law – BVC; David Karmel Entrance Award (Gray’s Inn); Denise Pannick Scholarship (Gray’s Inn). Max is married with three children. When not working, Max enjoys travel, literature, good food and wine, and films by the Zucker brothers.