Devon Airey

Devon Airey

Call: 2022

Practice Overview

Devon formerly worked in the banking sector before being called to the Bar. In 2015-2018, Devon was a member of Goldman Sachs’ Executive Office where she supported both the EMEA CEO and Chairman on regulatory affairs, business strategy, and client relations. Devon enjoys combining her knowledge of Banking and Financial Services with her keen interest in the Law.

Devon studied Law at the University of Cambridge, graduating with First Class Honours and ranking 3rd out of 212 students. Devon is a scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and achieved a Distinction in her bar studies. Since 2021, Devon has been the supervisor for Equity and Trusts at St John’s College, Cambridge.

Devon enjoys writing on Private and Commercial Law matters. Her paper, ‘The Gig Is Up: The Politics of Institutional Liability in the Modern Era’, will be published in the forthcoming edited collection Politics, Policy, and Private Law (Hart Publishing, 2023) alongside distinguished academics, judges, and practitioners. Devon is also co-author of a paper entitled ‘Mind Your Own (Micro)Business: Fraud, Risk and Microbusinesses’, which will be presented at the Fraud and Risk in Commercial Law conference in Singapore in June 2023.

Devon has acted as a Legal Research Assistant to Professor Sarah Green (Law Commissioner for Commercial and Common Law), Professor John Murphy, and Dr Jodi Gardner, working on various projects spanning developments in Tort, Contract, and Commercial Law. Devon also assisted Dr Jonathan Morgan on the forthcoming Great Debates in Tort Law.

In her spare time, Devon enjoys the arts, yoga, and long walks with her husband.

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