Kimberley is a senior associate in the family team based in our Poole and Bournemouth offices. Kimberley specialises in all aspects of family law and is also a qualified family mediator.
Kimberley helps clients with all aspects of family law including divorce and dissolution, children law matters (including complex contact disputes and allegations of harm), financial cases (including cases where there are family businesses, substantial pension assets and inherited wealth), pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements and cohabitation agreements and disputes.
In addition Kimberley has expertise on helping people with the legal issues they should consider when embarking on assisted reproduction, including donor agreements, co-parenting agreements and surrogacy (both in the UK and abroad). Kimberley also has experience in private law adoptions, both domestic and international.
Kimberley is supportive and approachable and will always put her client’s interests first. She will keep her clients informed throughout and will be proactive in achieving the desired outcome as efficiently as possible.
Kimberley is the vice-chair of Dorset Resolution and as a member of Resolution she subscribes to a code of conduct which encourages a non-confrontational approach to family problems. She is also an ambassador for Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Areas of Expertise
Successfully negotiated a financial settlement following an acrimonious divorce in circumstances where court proceedings had at times appeared inevitable.
Helping a parent obtain a child arrangements order that the children live with them following a long running case in which the children had previously lived with the other parent for many years.
Assisting a number of clients in mediation to reach their own solution to the issues that had arisen following their separation, including both children and financial issues
Successfully helping an English couple obtain a parental order in respect of their biological children who were conceived in California with the assistance of a surrogate. The couple were out of time as the children were 12 and 13 but a parental order was still obtained.
What others say
“I would highly recommend Kimberley Davies to anyone needing mediation. The process is so massively stressful in itself, Kimberley made it easier to bear with her calm, professional manner” – Mrs M
Away from the office
Away from the office Kimberley loves to socialise with family and friends. She enjoys spending as much time as possible at local beaches with her young daughter but likes to explore sunnier climates as often as she can.