Kathryn Cassells

Associate

"Kathryn was extremely supportive and thoughtful throughout this difficult experience. She provided creative solutions and was mindful for my circumstances. Her advice was excellent"

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Kathryn is experienced in the financial and children issues that arise from relationship breakdown. She has also been involved in asset-preservation steps (i.e. the drafting of pre-nuptial agreements and obtaining freezing orders to protect the dissipation of assets). She also has also been involved in many international cases requiring a consideration of competing legal systems, and in cases involving injunctions under the Family Law Act 1996 (non-molestation orders/occupation orders).

As well as having been involved in many difficult court proceedings, Kathryn is also a proponent of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) encouraging her clients to consider ways to resolve their disputes outside of court proceedings through the various alternative routes of arbitration and mediation. Kathryn is a committed family lawyer helping clients to resolve their issues in a civilised and amicable way where possible.

Kathryn graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in History, later studying law at the University of London then BPP Law School, obtaining a distinction in her Legal Practice Course.

Highlights

  • Kathryn represented a wife in financial proceedings where her earning capacity was affected by her need to care for her child with autism.
  • Advising a husband when his company was sold shortly after concluded divorce/financial proceedings, for a sum far higher than that attributed to it by the court, and dealing with the ramifications of that on the Order made by the court.
  • Representing a Mother in court proceedings about the care of the parties’ children where there were concerning allegations being made about one parent’s abuse of alcohol.

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