Katie Kilburn

Senior Solicitor, Wetherby


I deal with a range of different cases from a family breakdown with minimal assets to wealthy clients with assets worth several million pounds. Whatever the case, I am dedicated to first-class client care and adopt a personable and compassionate approach to support people through a difficult time.

Areas of Expertise
  • Children Disputes
  • Children Issues
  • Cohabiting Couples
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Settlements
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Separation Agreements
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Specialisms

Katie has a wide variety of experience in all aspects of family law including advising and representing clients in the process of divorce, clients who have not been married and those who have entered into civil partnerships as well as in all types of issues involving children.

Katie deals with a range of cases from the typical family who may own very few assets up to wealthy clients running successful businesses and with assets worth several million pounds. Katie is well versed in all aspects of relationships including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, separation agreements, cases involving domestic abuse and all types of cases involving children, such as child arrangements, cases involving grandparents’ rights, financial provision for children and relocation cases.

Training & employment experience

She studied History at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and then went on to study Law at BPP Law School in Leeds. Upon conclusion of her studies in 2008, Katie joined a busy legal aid practice in Leeds City Centre, at which point she began working in Family Law and has specialised in this area ever since.

Approach

Katie is a personable and empathetic solicitor with excellent client care skills who promotes a constructive approach to the sensitive issues associated with the breakdown of relationships. She explores the possibility of an agreed settlement wherever possible but is determined and meticulous in order to ensure that the cases that cannot be agreed result in the best possible outcome for her clients.

Outside of work

Katie is an avid traveller and enjoys making the most of her time off work exploring new countries. Katie also has a very energetic dog with whom she loves walking in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

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Posts by Katie Kilburn
Family Law February 9th 2018

When divorce is just a click away

In various areas of the country a pilot system has been launched, enabling applications for divorce and civil partnership dissolution ...

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Family Law March 24th 2015

What is Parental Responsibility?

As most mothers or fathers will confirm, becoming a parent is a momentous event. The focus of your life changes, ...

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Children December 3rd 2014

The value of children’s wishes and feelings in court proceedings

When parents cannot agree on whether their children should live with their mother or their father or how often and ...

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