Kate is an Associate in the Family Team at Trethowans.
Before joining Trethowans in June 2014, Kate trained at a regional practice in Surrey and qualified into their Family Department in September 2012. Beforehand, Kate studied for a BA in History at the University of Leeds and then obtained an LLB from The College of Law in Guildford.
Since qualification, Kate has advised clients in relation to a range of family matters including:
- Relationship breakdown & separation;
- Finances, for both married and unmarried couples; and
- Children matters.
As a member of Resolution, a national organisation of family lawyers, Kate endeavours to conduct all matters in a constructive and non-confrontational way. She strongly believes that this alleviates tension for clients at an otherwise extremely difficult time.
Kate appreciates the importance of delivering sound advice in a sensitive yet efficient manner; this facilitating strong professional relationships with her clients.
Examples of how Kate has helped clients:
"In times of complete despair and confusion, options were explained clearly for which I was very grateful. A comprehensive service – tissues and all. Thank you." – Mrs B
“I am very happy with the service Kate provided. It was a relief to have a solicitor I could trust. She helped me to bring to a conclusion an ongoing difficult divorce. I only wish I had used her from the onset. I highly recommend her and the firm of Trethowans." - Mrs C
“Thanks for all your hard work and support over the last year in helping me finalise my divorce. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone in the future!” – Mr G
Kate was “very professional, practical and sensitive to the emotional impact of advice too.” Mrs P
“The level of communication was exactly right, always prompt and courteous. Kate quickly grasped exactly what I wanted and provided sound and successful advice.” Mrs G
“I was very satisfied with the outcome of my case and the way you always kept me up to date and understood my objectives." – Mr M
"Kate was always approachable and welcoming, never needing to be chased. I was 100% happy with the value for money and would certainly recommend Kate to others. Thank you." - Mr S
“I was always very grateful for the sensitivity in which matters were handled at such an emotional and stressful time for me. I also appreciated the speed at which my queries were replied to. Thank you.” – Mrs T
Away from the office...
Kate is a member of the Guildford Symphony Orchestra and, as well as performing, enjoys live music and the theatre. Kate is a keen cook and enjoys inviting friends and family to test new recipes. Kate also runs – but this is definitely for fitness and not for fun!
- Relationship breakdown
- Children Matters