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K J Smith Solicitors

5-7 HEADLEY ROAD, WOODLEY, READING, RG5 4JB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 418 1000
Email:
Web:
www.kjsmith.co.uk

With offices in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Oxfordshire, this leading family law firm is known for its expertise in matters ranging from divorce, financial settlements and children, to mediation, civil partnerships and domestic violence. Services also include wills, trusts, probate, estate planning and wealth management.

The firm: Founded in 2009 in Henley-on-Thames, K J Smith Solicitors have since expanded into Reading (Woodley and Central Reading), Ascot, Basingstoke, Guildford, Beaconsfield and Abingdon. Kerry Smith, the firm's founder, has worked exclusively in family law since qualifying and her team of specialists have collectively handled thousands of cases. K J Smith Solicitors adopt an effective team-based approach to every case, ensuring that clients are not reliant on the availability of one particular individual. Appointments are also offered outside normal office hours as required. The service is tailored to each client's requirements and is delivered in a discreet, friendly and caring manner. Client feedback regularly reflects the professionalism and compassion of all the firm's lawyers and support staff, as well as their readiness to listen and advise.

The practice is a values-led business and is known for employing specialists who are able to provide the best possible outcome for their clients. The firm's reputation is growing, both as a high-quality service provider to clients and as an excellent place to work. As well as providing its employees with opportunities to develop their individual skills and expertise, the firm offers exceptional remuneration packages with benefits including time recording related bonus schemes, income protection, private healthcare and a matched contribution pension scheme.

K J Smith Solicitors takes pride in delivering an unparalleled service that consistently delivers solutions of the highest quality to all clients, no matter how difficult or sensitive the situation.

Types of work undertaken: The team handles cases in all aspects of family law, from the straightforward to the highly complex. All matters relating to divorce are dealt with, and expertise is also provided in financial settlements, including income, property, pensions, trusts and offshore assets. The firm handles all matters relating to children, including residency and access, as well as deeds of separation and grandparents' rights. The firm undertakes private work only and does not operate a legal aid franchise.

Our lawyers also have extensive experience in the preparation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, as well as cohabitation agreements, cohabitation disputes and civil partnerships. Domestic violence expertise includes physical, emotional, financial and sexual matters. Other services offered include change of name deeds, declarations of trust, lasting powers of attorney and deputyship applications.

  • Number of UK partners: 2
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 27
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Family Law: 90
  • Wills, Trusts & Probate: 5
  • Estate Planning & Wealth Management: 5

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