Partner and Collaborative Family Lawyer
01302 640 411
Proficient, positive and proactive, Alison Kitchman (previously Straw) Partner, heads the Family Team as well as being a specialist Collaborative Family Lawyer. With enthusiasm for her work, a sensitive approach and a solutions-based focus, she is able to help you resolve your troubles and assist you to effect necessary change without having to go to Court, whilst also possessing the necessary advocacy skills to deal with complex financial issues (businesses, pensions, property portfolios) and children disputes (removal from jurisdiction) which may have to be settled in the Court arena. One Judge has commented that when Alison appears before the Court you can be assured of a “correct, sensible and well-argued approach”.
Senior Family Solicitor
0114 399 0093
Approachable, straight-talking and resourceful with over 25 years experience as a Family Solicitor, Rosemary has the capacity and skill to resolve your family difficulties simply and effectively without having to go to Court. At the same time Rosemary possesses the necessary tenacity, knowledge and experience to deal with complex financial matters and children cases which cannot be resolved outside the Court arena.
01302 640 382
Tarik specialises in all issues arising from relationship breakdown, including divorce, finances, children and domestic abuse. Committed to resolving all family matters in a constructive and conciliatory manner, Tarik is passionate about securing the best outcome for you and your family. Known for his calm, understanding and pragmatic approach, Tarik will always take the time to get to know you, keep you fully informed and is readily available to answer any queries you may have. The range of Tarik’s experience in the family courts includes: Securing protective injunctions including a Non Molestation Order and Occupation Order to enable a vulnerable client to continue to reside in the martial home, pending the outcome of divorce and financial proceedings. Successfully representing grandparents to retain care of their grandchild who had lived with them for 5 years. Obtaining an urgent Prohibited Steps Order to prevent the removal of a child by the absent parent, who presented a risk of harm to the child.
Family Team Assistant
01302 640 409
Calm, efficient and helpful, Stacey assists the Family Team managing enquiries and producing accurate documents in a timely manner. With years of experience, masses of empathy and a good understanding of Clients' needs and worries, Stacey listens well and will be able to assist you should one of our Family Lawyers not be available. Stacey lives with her husband, Stuart, their son and their cat Bart. Outside of work Stacey enjoys reading and family time.
Family Team Assistant
01302 244 871
Years of experience in law firms and cafcass enable Lynn to consistently deliver in a timely manner comprehensive administration support to the family team. Behind Lynn's cool and calm composure is a "party animal" with extraordinary creative talent, adding new dimensions to the team's presentations, products and procedures. Outside of work, Lynn enjoys life to the full in the company of her partner Nigel and 2 very cute Yorkshire Terriers, Jackson and Rocky.