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Jane Keir

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Kingsley Napley LLP

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Divorce and family.


Jane is a partner in the family and divorce department, covering all aspects of marital and relationship breakdown such as the nature and extent of financial settlements, often where the case has an international dimension and arrangements for the children.


Articled Henmans, Oxford; qualified 1987; family law department, Kingsley Napley 1989, partner 1992, managing partner 2004, senior partner May 2013. ‘The Times’ Lawyer of the Week, April 2012; won the Women of Achievement Award 2007 (legal services category); also the Citywealth Editor’s Choice Award in 2015 as well as being listed in Super Lawyer in the top 100 in London and the top 50 women.




Former chair of the international committee, member of the media committee Resolution; Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers; Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies; member of City of London Solicitors’ Company; Women in the City and City Women’s Network.


Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Penrith; University of Northumbria (1984 LLB Hons).


Horse racing and breeding.

London: Private client


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Jane Keir - Kingsley Napley LLP

Within: Family

Kingsley Napley LLP is a ‘stellar firm with well-regarded partners and associates alike. It is known for being very experienced in both finance and children cases. The firm as a whole provides a Rolls Royce service’. It has particular expertise in cases with an international/jurisdictional element. Charlotte Bradley  is a ‘superb figurehead with an excellent grasp of the law’. Michael Rowlands  is a ‘champion for the client – he will relentlessly pursue the best possible result for his client’. Jane Keir  is an ‘outstanding lawyer’ and Rachel Freeman  is ‘extremely conscientious with impeccable judgement’. Senior associate Abby Buckland  is one of the ‘firm’s many rising stars with exceptional judgement’. Stacey Nevin has ‘client care that is second to none’. Alexandra Bishop  is ‘incredibly diligent and misses nothing’ –both are associates. Claire Wood recently left to join Rayden Solicitors  and the ‘highly regarded’ Sital Fontenelle  joined the team from Irwin Mitchell.

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