Partner – Family Law
Kate is an experienced Solicitor specialising in family law, having worked in the legal field since 2004. Kate joined Butcher Andrews in September 2020 and she became a Partner in April 2023.
She provides advice and representation in all areas of family life including relationship breakdown, divorce, separation, children (including private law, adoption, special guardianship, financial support for children), financial disputes, civil partnership, cohabitation, domestic abuse and pre-marital agreements.
Kate provides clear, sensible, practical advice. She understands that this is often a difficult and emotive time and guides her clients throughout the process. Kate is committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive and conciliatory manner where possible, particularly where there are children involved. She is approachable, pro-active and efficient.
Kate is an experienced advocate and is able to represent clients in court where litigation is the only way to resolve disputes.
Kate is a member of Resolution which is an organisation of family law professionals who are committed to following a non-confrontational and constructive approach to resolving family issues. Kate has qualified as a Resolution Accredited Specialist, which recognises her excellence in the practice of family law, and particularly in her areas of expertise (private law children, and domestic abuse). Resolution’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme demonstrates the outstanding level of skills and expertise of the members who achieve accreditation, and is widely recognised by other professionals and the Judiciary.
Kate is also listed as a Leading Lawyer at WiseLaw.
“Thank you Kate. And thank you for everything you have done and for being so good at what you do.”
“Kate was excellent advising me regarding my separation and always responded efficiently to my email / communications. Excellent service all round.”
“Fantastic!!! Thank you for all your help with this, we couldn’t of done it without you.”
“Thank you for all your help regarding my divorce matters and I will definitely be in touch if anything further is needed… In the meantime, I will miss our interactions and admired your patience and calmness when juggling many time sensitive tasks.”
“Thank you again for all your help and support, I was such a mess through this process and you made it so much easier for me, for which I’m so grateful.”
“Thank you for representing me, I really appreciate all your hard work and at such short notice.”
“Thank you so much for all your help with the divorce. You have been so patient and understanding.”
“This is fantastic news, from the bottom of my heart thank you so much for everything.”