Katherine Kennedy > Mills & Reeve LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
78-84 COLMORE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B3 2AB
England

Work Department

Private Wealth – Family

Position

Partner, Birmingham Family Team

Career

Qualified 2001. Joined Mills & Reeve in 2005.  Principal Associate 2013.  Partner 2022

Accredited Mediator and collaboratively trained family lawyer.

Deals with financial matters arising from separation including more complex high net worth financial matters involving trusts and business assets.  Presents seminars on businesses and divorce, wealth protection and cohabitation.  Works closely with the private wealth team in wealth protection dealing with nuptial agreements for high net worth individuals, lecturing at external conferences.  Also deals with claims arising from cohabitation included TLATA and Schedule 1 claims – both in her litigation and mediation practice. She leads on complex children matters, including cases involving parental alienation, change of residence and international leave to remove.  Aims to resolve matters commercially and pragmatically for clients wherever possible.

Memberships

Law Society, Resolution West Midlands Committee

Education

Kind Edwards Camp Hill, Birmingham followed by LLB European Law (German) at Essex University.  Legal Practice Course Distinction Birmingham City University

Leisure

Nature and the Outdoors: Cycling, Walks in the country, Windsurfing, Swimming; Jazz (listening not playing); Spending time with my three boys doing most of the above.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Private client > Family: Birmingham

(Rising stars)

Katherine Kennedy Mills & Reeve LLP

The family and children team at Mills & Reeve LLP is well-regarded, both regionally and nationally. It handles the full array of family law issues from high conflict children proceedings to cases where there are complex business and trust structures. The ‘brilliantMarc Saunderson is a key figure, as is Katherine Kennedy who advises on a myriad of issues and regularly works with the private wealth department to advise on wealth protection through nuptial agreements. Rob Norris and Stephanie Hawthorn are also integral to the offering.