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Harcus Sinclair LLP, Kathryn Peat, London, ENGLAND

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Kathryn Peat

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Harcus Sinclair LLP

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Family law.


Kathryn has specialised in family law for over 30 years. Her practice encompasses substantial financial remedy cases often involving complicated company/family business structures. She is widely experienced in the involvement of trusts, particularly offshore. Leave to remove from the jurisdiction/ internal relocation cases for international and domestic clients and nuptial settlements and multi-jurisdictional issues form an important part of her practice.  Kathryn’s 20 years of experience sitting in a part-time judicial capacity, most recently in the Financial Remedies Unit in the Central Family Court in London, give her a particular insight into any case from all perspectives.

Kathryn is collaboratively trained and a Resolution trained all-issues mediator. Kathryn is also a Family Arbitrator (finance and children).

Kathryn has made various contributions to legal journals, public speaking and training DVDs.


Kathryn joined Harcus Sinclair as a partner in August 2009 and for the preceding two decades had been a partner in London firms well-known for their family law departments.


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Resolution.


St Paul’s, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Reading University.

London: Private client


Within: Family

The team at Harcus Sinclair LLP provides a ‘personal service’. Head of department Kathryn Peat is described as ‘as one of the best family lawyers currently working. She is great with clients and her letters win cases in themselves’. Consultant Roger Cobden-Ramsay  has ‘years of experience, sound judgement and practical common sense’. Associate Beth Mason  ‘deals very well with complex cases and does not lose sight of the bigger picture’. The group is well regarded for its work with high-net-worth individuals with a range of business and trust assets in various countries in addition to its work in private children matters.

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