Suzanne Kelly > Chambers of George Coates > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Coates
Guildford Chambers
STOKE HOUSE, LEAPALE LANE
GUILDFORD
GU1 4LY
England

Work Department

Family & Children
Family Finance

Position

Suzanne represents clients in all aspects of Family Law in particular children cases including international child abduction, ward-ship and relocation cases.
Suzanne regularly acts for both applicants and respondents in private law disputes about children, including difficult child arrangement orders, prohibited steps and recovery cases and also has extensive knowledge of domestic violence and harassment cases, representing clients and successfully obtaining protective court orders.

Suzanne regularly conducts public law children act matters for Local Authorities, parents, children, guardians.
In addition, Suzanne undertakes criminal defence work and regularly appears in the Magistrates Courts. In particular, Suzanne has extensive expertise in driving matters.

Suzanne is a qualified solicitor and was a partner for 5 years in a regional law firm specialising in family law matters, prior to commencing work as a Barrister, during that time Suzanne was on the Family Panel, Advanced Family Panel and Children’s Panel.

Career

2018 Middle Temple

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Association of lawyers for children

Education

Bsc(hons)
LLB(Hons)
Graduate Diploma in Law
Registered Nurse
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 4

Suzanne Kelly  –Guildford Chambers ‘Suzanne is impressive in all aspects and is highly experienced. She applies meticulous and thorough preparation to every case. She is extremely approachable and reassuring to both lawyers and clients.’

The family team of Guildford Chambers offers ‘prompt and efficient service’ on matters related to divorce, separation, financial remedy, and children law. Head of Chambers George Coates specialises in financial remedies in divorce proceedings and related family financial disputes. Suzanne Kelly has more than three decades’ experience in children law and particular expertise in representing children, vulnerable parents, and local authorities in public law proceedings. Suzanne Kelly is praised for her ‘fearlessness in court and her commitment to achieve justice for the clients she represents’.

The family team of Guildford Chambers offers ‘prompt and efficient service’ on matters related to divorce, separation, financial remedy, and children law. Head of Chambers George Coates specialises in financial remedies in divorce proceedings and related family financial disputes. Suzanne Kelly has more than three decades’ experience in children law and particular expertise in representing children, vulnerable parents, and local authorities in public law proceedings. Suzanne Kelly is praised for her ‘fearlessness in court and her commitment to achieve justice for the clients she represents’.