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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).

Kirstie is a member of the LexisPSL family team and a solicitor specialising in all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on financial settlements, pre-nuptial agreements, private law children matters and financial disputes between cohabitants. Kirstie trained at Manches qualifying into their family department in 2003 where she worked for a number of years, particularly on financial settlement proceedings for high net worth clients. In 2006 she joined the family team at Charles Russell and progressed to become a senior associate in the department. Kirstie is a former member of the Young Resolution London Region Committee. She is also a regular contributor to Family Law Journal on wide-ranging areas of family law.
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6 Aug 2018

Family analysis: In his final press conference at the Royal Courts of Justice before his retirement after five years as President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby...

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2 Aug 2018

Family analysis: Philip J Marshall QC, Stephen Jarmain and Millie Benson, of 1KBW, examine the Supreme Court’s refusal in Owens v Owens [2018] UKSC 41, [2018] All ER (D)...

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26 Jul 2018

Background Mr and Mrs Owens married in 1978 and had two adult children. In February 2015 they separated. In May 2015, Mrs Owens filed a petition for divorce on the ground...

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20 Jul 2018

A new pilot scheme will commence from Monday 23rd July 2018 for six months, with the introduction of a new Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), PD 36H. The pilot...

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4 Jun 2018

Family analysis: Jennifer Perrins, barrister at 1KBW, considers the case of Versteegh v Versteegh on the importance of legal advice in relation to a pre-marital...

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15 May 2018

Over the past eight years, the annual Family Law Awards have firmly established themselves as a highly prestigious event, celebrating the success and achievements of...

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24 Apr 2018

Rebecca Williams, client director at wealth manager Brown Shipley, explains why bare trusts can be a useful option for grandparents wishing to help fund their...

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16 Apr 2018

Back in 1818, when Butterworths was founded by Henry Butterworth, a divorce by state could only be procured by a Private Act of Parliament. By 1857, only 317 divorces had...

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12 Apr 2018

In January 2018, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, issued his 18th View from the President’s Chambers, dealing with the launch of the Financial...

23 Mar 2018

Family analysis: Nigel Shepherd, national head of family law at Mills & Reeve and national chair of Resolution, explains the reasons behind Resolution’s successful...

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