About David Lister

David Lister is a partner in the family department of Mishcon de Reya . He is a highly regarded family lawyer with 29 years' experience in all aspects of family law, with a particular emphasis on complex finance and property matters arising from the breakdown of relationships. David has particular expertise in cases involving allegations of non-disclosure, also in financial remedy proceedings in England following an overseas divorce and the enforcement of orders. He regularly advises international clients on complex, cross-border financial claims following divorce and separation. David drafts pre- and post-nuptial agreements dealing with complex financial circumstances. Additionally, he has expertise in proceedings regarding the care arrangements for and education of children and their relocation overseas. He has acted in High Court proceedings following an overseas divorce resulting in the largest court award made in English financial remedy proceedings. The litigation established several legal principles and involved proceedings in several jurisdictions. David has also acted for a senior banker in a transatlantic dispute concerning the forum for the divorce and related financial and children's issues. He is a member of the Law Society and Resolution, and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.


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