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Work 020 7242 2556
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Dawson Cornwell, Kate Allen, London, ENGLAND

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Kate Allen

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Email:
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 is a ‘leader in the field of international children’s law offering a bespoke service to clients from all walks of life in many different countries who want the best legal representation and support’. Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) has a ‘stellar reputation’ particularly in the field of child abduction. It also has ‘some excellent practitioners in the area of matrimonial finance’. The ‘excellentKate Allen has ‘impeccable judgement’ and Russell Bywater ‘passionately fights his clients’ corner’. Zoë Fleetwood ‘strives hard to achieve the right outcome and to ensure that the client gets the best care’. Charlotte Conner is also ‘very supportive of her clients’. The team has a number of ‘first-class younger lawyers who are also beginning to make their mark’ among them senior associate Colin Rogerson who is an ‘unsung hero both domestically and internationally’ particularly in the area of surrogacy, parentage and assisted reproduction. Jessica Reid has an ‘excellent manner with clients’. The ‘diligentJames Netto has a ‘wide breadth of experience in child abduction’ and Caroline Korah ‘works tirelessly for her clients providing practical and supportive legal advice’.

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