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Specialisms & expertise

  • Divorce, judicial separation and dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Issues in respect of children, including parental responsibility, with whom a child should live, how often a child should spend time with a parent and re-location (national and international)
  • All financial aspects of a relationship breakdown
  • Family mediaton
  • Collaborative law
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Advice and agreements for cohabiting couples
  • Issues between former cohabitees
  • Domestic violence, including applications for non-molestation and occupation orders

Client stories & examples of work

  • The collaborative process works. No court, a few letters, we sat down and talked it through together”.
  • A potentially painful and traumatic experience was turned into an amicable one by you – thank you
  • Thank you for your practical and pragmatic advice not forgetting your humour all of which got me through this”.
  • Thank you for all your hard work on my behalf. You are a true professional and would not hesitate to recommend you to my friends should the need arise.”

Achievements & other appointments

Kirstie has been practising family law since 1995. She makes it a priority to establish at the outset the best means of resolving a family’s issues. As well as being a solicitor she is a mediator and collaborative lawyer.

Kirstie is a member of Resolution and founded and still chairs the West Kent and East Sussex Collaborative Law Group. She is a Resolution trained mediator and is listed as a Citywealth Leader.

Kirstie is acknowledged as an expert in her area in leading independent guides to UK law firms, Chambers UK, Legal 500 and Legal Experts. In Chambers UK she is praised as “pragmatic and sensible”.

Kirstie acted for the wife in the successful 2008 P -v- P appeal, enabling the wife to retain her shareholding in a substantial family company.

Profile

Kirstie graduated from the University of Manchester and went on to obtain a distinction in her Legal Practice Course at Guildford College of Law. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1997 and, before joining Thomson Snell and Passmore as a partner in 2011, she worked for eleven years at another major regional law firm, where she was also a partner.

        

Kirstie is very responsive and on the ball.  Attention to detail, honesty and knowledge is very obvious.

Client

It was clear that they were doing their best to protect my interest and my situation whilst still giving me the freedom to make decisions contrary to the advice I was given and always in a non-judgmental and friendly manner.

Client

I was very impressed with the speed of response to my emails and the sharpness of intellect that my situation received.

Client

Kirstie Law is a 'great negotiator' and she 'thinks outside the box'. 

The Legal 500 2019

They are ably led by Joanna Pratt and supported by Kirstie Law. Desmond O’Donnell is a sensible solution-focused lawyer.

The Legal 500 2020

I would like to take the opportunity to offer my most heartfelt gratitude for your help over the course of the divorce.  Your counsel, expertise and kindness have made a huge difference to our lives for the better.

Client

Dealt with my queries promptly and with clarity and a strategy devised. Barrister appointed was empathic and quick thinking to achieve an improved outcome without the need for further hearings. The company gained my trust through my dealings with Kirstie Law.

Client

What I like is that she's very much focused on getting to the end of a case for a client; she will follow court proceedings through in a very focused way, but always remains open to reaching an amicable solution.

Chambers UK 2020

The support Kirstie provided went beyond that of a lawyer, she was empathetic, understanding, and listened. Her experience is evident, which provided an element of comfort and trust from the start which never faltered throughout the process.

Client

Joanna Pratt, Kirstie Law and Sarah Keily are highly competent, experienced and very sensible, straightforward solicitors

Legal 500 2021

A rock-solid team made up of experienced and sensible mediators. Kirstie Law can deal with the trickiest of mediations and gets results even when no one would expect it.

Legal 500 2021

Kirstie Law is very clear and approachable. She is able to get to grips with the issues quickly and manages to move even the more difficult cases forward.

Legal 500 2021

Kirstie Law is an excellent mediator due to her pragmatic approach and ability to empathize with the participants’ positions. She carries out MIAMs appointments remotely, even before lockdown, and doesn’t just complete the process as a formality – she will truly explore whether mediation can be a helpful tool for the parties.

Legal 500 2021
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