Kate is an experienced Family solicitor advising on all aspects of financial matters arising from the breakdown of a relationship; whether married, cohabiting, or same sex couples. Cases often involve complex issues such as significant business interests, pensions and third-party involvement.
Kate assists clients looking to protect their interests and assets, whether at the outset or in the early or later stages in a relationship, advising on Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements and Cohabitation Agreements (‘Living Together Agreements’). She also represents and advises on the arrangements for children following a relationship breakdown.
Kate regularly deals with financial matters arising through divorce, helping clients reach agreement, whether in or out of the Court process. She is well-versed in considering alternative ways of resolving disputes, without resorting to Court proceedings. She has advised on two reported cases, involving business worth £50m+. She advises cohabitees, drafting Living Together Agreements or assisting them in reaching an agreement on separation. Kate helps clients resolve the arrangements for children, dealing specifically with who they are to live with and/or spend time with as well as advising on specific issues, such as a change of school or surname.