Katherine Hall

Solicitor - Family (Matrimonial/Children)

Katherine Hall qualified as a solicitor in 2000. She has specialised in family law for fifteen years and is experienced in working with parents to resolve the legal issues arising from relationship breakdown, for example the care and time spent with their children and how to resolve the financial issues arising from the end of the relationship.

Katherine works closely with mediators, making referrals when appropriate and ensuring that clients consider a range of options when considering how best to resolve the difficulties that arise from the end of their relationship for example, mediation, collaborative law, applying to court, progressing part of the case themselves, advice only, court representation and so on.

Katherine advises clients on divorce, matrimonial financial settlements, disputes over the care of children, protecting clients from domestic violence and/or harassment and co-habitation agreements and disputes. She is a member of Resolution, an organisation that promotes a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters

Recent Work

Representing a mother in an application to court for financial orders including an order enabling her to remain in the family home until her children reached the age of 18. The court supported the mother’s application.

Representing a father in an application to court for an order that his children could live with me because of his concerns that their mother was too ill to look after the children. The court did not immediately transfer the children to his care because of the mother’s false allegations but by the end of the case, an order was made that the children would live mainly with their father but spend lots of time with their mother.