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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).

Claire is a member of the LexisPSL Family team and has almost twenty years of experience as a family solicitor. She specialises in all aspects of private family work, including resolving issues relating to property, money, and children arising on relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples.

Claire worked as a family solicitor at Hart Brown solicitors in Surrey. She was an accredited specialist with Resolution with particular expertise in the areas of advanced financial provision and pensions. She was also on the Law Society Family Law Panel.

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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27 Jan 2017

Family lawyer and mediator Mary Banham-Hall, who has launched a Change.org petition calling for the proportionality rule to be made to work, says that when legal fees...

22 Feb 2016

As Butterworths Family Law Service publishes its 200th issue, founding editor Martin Parry reflects on the development of the service, changes to family law since its...

4 Feb 2016

If lawyers and mediators don’t work together to give clients what they want, others will, says guest blogger Mary Banham-Hall. Mediation is a flexible and effective...

12 Nov 2015

Amendments to the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010) will come into force on the 7 December 2015 and 1 January 2016 by virtue of the Family Procedure (Amendment No....

19 Jan 2015

As family practitioners are aware it is now compulsory for the majority of clients to attempt to mediate prior to issuing a court application.  Most practitioners will...

28 Nov 2014

Guest blogger Suzanne Kingston, partner at Withers, examines DR options and progress so far in promoting non-court dispute resolution. We have been celebrating Family...

3 Sep 2014

Family analysis: Maud Davis, member partner at TV Edwards LLP and co-chair of the Association of Lawyers for Children, discusses how the recent reforms have affected her...

27 Mar 2014

In advance of the coming into force of the provisions of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, introducing a single family court for England and Wales, updated court forms are...

13 Feb 2014

The President of the Family Division has issued his 10th View from the President's Chambers. Key areas covered include: that behind the scenes the new single family...

9 Dec 2013

So the results are in. Far from triggering a boom in family mediation, the first six months of life after LASPO have seen publicly funded family mediation massively...

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