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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).

Claire is a member of the LexisPSL Family team and has almost twenty years of experience as a family solicitor. She specialises in all aspects of private family work, including resolving issues relating to property, money, and children arising on relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples.

Claire worked as a family solicitor at Hart Brown solicitors in Surrey. She was an accredited specialist with Resolution with particular expertise in the areas of advanced financial provision and pensions. She was also on the Law Society Family Law Panel.

Kirstie is a member of the LexisPSL family team and a solicitor specialising in all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on financial settlements, pre-nuptial agreements, private law children matters and financial disputes between cohabitants. Kirstie trained at Manches qualifying into their family department in 2003 where she worked for a number of years, particularly on financial settlement proceedings for high net worth clients. In 2006 she joined the family team at Charles Russell and progressed to become a senior associate in the department. Kirstie is a former member of the Young Resolution London Region Committee. She is also a regular contributor to Family Law Journal on wide-ranging areas of family law.
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17 May 2019

Family analysis: Adam Wolanski QC, barrister at 5RB, discusses the decisions in RJ v Tigipko, where the court was concerned with the issue of publicity in a case...

22 Mar 2018

Family analysis: A father’s appeal out of time was allowed and a step-parent adoption order set aside as a result of deception by the applicants. Nasstassia Hylton,...

22 Feb 2018

Family analysis: Michael Gration, barrister, of 4PB, examines the Supreme Court’s decision in Re C (children: anticipatory retention) [2018] UKSC 8 that the Hague...

8 Dec 2017

Family analysis: The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that it is treating some hair strand test results as potentially unreliable. Maud Davis, partner at TV...

4 Sep 2017

Family analysis: A case determining the care plans for seven children offers practitioners useful guidance on how advocates and judges can approach pre-trial preparations...

1 Jun 2017

New guidance has been issued by the chief executives of Cafcass and Cafcass Cymru, dealing with changes in the use of Cafcass professional time to bring most benefit to...

19 Apr 2017

Roger Allen Birch examines children and welfare issues in the context of local authority duties and the potential impact of the Children and Social Work Bill currently...

30 Sep 2016

Amendments to the practice directions supplementing the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) come into force on 3 October 2016. The changes relate to...

15 Aug 2016

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has issued his 14th 'View' dealing with care cases, and setting out two new initiatives: settlement conferences and...

4 Jul 2016

Family analysis: The child support maintenance case of SM v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions shows that the infinite variety of family arrangements will always...

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