Kirsty Gallacher > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department



Kirsty practices exclusively in family law and undertakes a full range of public law cases, private children work and applications for financial remedy.

Public law

Kirsty is regularly instructed in cases of a complex nature and has extensive experience in fact finding hearings involving allegations of the utmost severity. Kirsty represents local authorities, parents, interveners and children in cases involving:

·         Death of a child

·         Suspected inflicted injury

·         sexual abuse

·         the death of a parent

·         fabricated and induced illness cases

·         terrorism

·         placement of children abroad, relocation and child abduction

·         committal proceedings


Kirsty has experience of cases involving issues on the Restriction and Deprivation of Liberty.

Kirsty has been led and undertakes cases in which she appears against Queen’s Counsel in her own right.

Private law children

In private law Kirsty is instructed in all aspects of disputes including enforcement and is accustomed to dealing with relocation cases and complicated cases of parental alienation.  Kirsty is often instructed in the most complex cases where the child is separately represented. 

Ancillary Relief:

In matrimonial proceedings Kirsty is regularly instructed in high net worth cases including those involving substantial business assets, inherited wealth and trusts.



Called 2006; Gray’s Inn. Cynthia Terry Scholar




University of Leeds, Law LLB Hons; 2:1

Bar Vocational Course (BVC) Very Competent, Cynthia Terry Scholar 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Family and children law

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

Kirsty GallacherNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Kirsty is a superb advocate and always thoroughly prepared. She is a leader in both financial and children’s matters.’