Ms Katharine Ferguson > Chambers of Mike Magee > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mike Magee
Fenners Chambers


Katharine Ferguson has specialised in family law for many years. She deals with financial claims, private law disputes involving children and domestic violence.
Her specific expertise includes:
Financial orders on divorce: ranging from cases in which there are businesses, overseas property, pensions or other significant assets to those in which family finances are more limited. Recent cases have involved allegations that assets have been concealed or dissipated, arguments about the significance of pre-marital assets and concerns about the capacity of vulnerable elderly clients.
Financial claims by cohabitants under TOLATA 1996 and Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989
Child arrangements orders (formerly residence and contact): including cases in which there are issues about drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, implacable hostility and mental heath.
Specific issue orders in respect of education: including home education.
Permission to remove a child from the jurisdiction to live abroad or for holidays.


Year of call: 1995, Inner Temple.


Family Law Bar Association (FLBA).


University College, Oxford (1993 BA Jurisprudence).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy)Ranked: Tier 1

Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is a skilled advocate and a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 1

Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is good at detail and has an excellent desk-side manner putting clients at ease. She is a skilled barrister and is a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’