Panay Vassiliou

Panay graduated from the University of Exeter and qualified as a solicitor in 2002.

He has over twenty years’ experience conducting complex family law cases with a particular expertise and passion for dealing with high value cross-jurisdictional financial settlement cases in divorce proceedings.

Panay is based in our Mayfair office in London but is available to meet with clients in our Birmingham and Manchester offices and regularly travels between our offices to advise clients.

As a result of being primarily based in Central London, Panay provides services for an extremely diverse and international client base.

Panay’s experience includes:

Financial Settlements

  • Acting for high net worth clients in financial settlements
  • Advising clients in complex financial matters involving substantial property portfolios, trusts, high value pensions, significant overseas assets including business assets
  • Representing clients with considerable international links and assets in divorce proceedings including advising on forum for divorce proceedings
  • Conducting high value multi million pounds financial settlements as part of contested and uncontested divorce proceedings
  • Advising in relation to and obtaining emergency financial freezing orders where dissipation of assets is a real concern
  • Advising in relation to high value TOLATA claims for unmarried couples

Relationship Breakdown

  • Advising in relation to divorce proceedings, civil partnership dissolutions and cohabitee separations
  • Advising in proceedings which involve a significant international dimension

Children Law Matters

  • Particular expertise in International Child Abduction and Hague Convention Proceedings
  • Advising on domestic and international child relocation cases
  • Considerable expertise in children arrangements and child maintenance issues.

Advisory Work

  • Advising on preparing and enforcing Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Preparing and advising on Separation Agreements and Cohabitation Agreements

LGBT Family Law

  • Representing clients in Same Sex Divorces
  • Complex and high value financial settlements involving complex pension calculations and overseas assets
  • Advising Unmarried Same Sex Couples on separation
  • Advising in relation to Civil Partnerships and dissolution
  • Children issues arising from LGBT relationships

Panay is passionate about his work and is an excellent communicator. He is renowned for being a good listener and fighting the corner of his clients with vigour. Clients value his calm reassuring presence and value his honest and forthright advice.

Panay works with some of the finest family law barristers in the country and has significant experience in selecting the best suited counsel for a particular case.

Kangs Solicitors enjoys a significant national and international client base ranging from sports and media personalities to successful entrepreneurs and Panay is a key part of the Kangs team which provides invaluable family law services to safeguard and protect our clients’ interests.


Mr Panay Vassiliou


London Office: 020 7936 6396

Birmingham Office: 0121 449 9888

Manchester Office: 0161 817 5020


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2 Wake Green Road, Moseley
Birmingham, B13 9EZ

0121 449 9888


Level 1, Devonshire House, One Mayfair Place
Mayfair, London, W1J 8AJ

020 7936 6396


76 King Street
Manchester, M2 4NH

0161 817 5020