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11 STAPLE INN, LONDON, WC1V 7QH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
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Fax 020 7831 0478
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181 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.dawsoncornwell.com
Dawson Cornwell, Kate Allen, London, ENGLAND

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Kate Allen

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Email:
Web:
www.dawsoncornwell.com
Dawson Cornwell

Work Department

Matrimonial department.

Position

Partner and collaborative law specialist at Dawson Cornwell; specialises in divorce and high-value ancillary relief, cohabitants disputes, non-marital finance and private children law.

Reported cases: Re Z and A (Contact:Supervision Order) [2000] 2FLR 406; Headicar [2004] EWCA Civ 1867; S v S (ancillary relief after lengthy separation) [2006] EWHC 2339 (Fam), VA v CR [2016] EWHC 520 (Fam), Re F. (A Child) (Financial Provision: Legal Costs Funding) [2016] EWHC 1806; [2016].

Career

Trained Dawson Cornwell; qualified 1998; partner Dawson Cornwell 2004.

Member

Resolution; Law Society of England and Wales; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Education

Manchester University (BA Economics); College of Law.


London: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Kate Allen - Dawson Cornwell

Within: Family

Dawson Cornwell has the ‘greatest concentration of talent in the UK in international cases involving children’. This skilled team has substantial international expertise both at partner and associate level and it has an established Spanish desk and a newly formed Pakistan desk. Its lawyers cover 19 languages and its matrimonial and children teams are both well-placed to respond to complex and novel international cases. The group also has substantial expertise in other niche areas such as UHNW surrogacy. In addition the team has been involved in 17 reported cases in the past year. Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) who receives so many plaudits has been described as a ‘living legend who has dominated the field of international children law for many years’ – she heads the children team. Kate Allen heads the matrimonial team. It has recently promoted three people to the partnership namely Lisette DuprĂ©; Jessica Reid and Colin Rogerson.

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