HEAD OF FAMILY
Abey studied law at Cambridge and is Head of the Family Team. He is consistently top ranked in Chambers & Partners UK for matrimonial finance and children. The 2018 ranking states:
“The "absolutely top-notch" Mahie Abey "is sympathetic, very thorough and committed," according to clients. He brings experience practising at the Bar to his family law practice, which includes both financial and private children matters”.
Abey specialises in all areas of family law and has particular expertise in dealing with high value financial disputes involving businesses, farms and pensions as well as complex children matters.
Abey is a specialist collaborative lawyer, mediator and a Family Law Arbitrator and is also highly experienced in cases which involve court proceedings.
He is a member of the East Sussex Resolution Board and a member of the Trustee Board of the Wealden Citizens Advice Bureau. He sits on the committee of Uckfield Chamber of Commerce and is also a Governor of Firle Church of England Primary School.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, following the ups and downs of Brighton and Hove Albion, horseracing and mountain biking.