Kelly has practiced exclusively in family law for almost 15 years, successfully handling high net worth Divorce and Financial cases.
Kelly completed her first degree in Business and Legal Studies and went on to study law obtaining her Common Professional Exam and Legal Practice Course at the University of Glamorgan. Following qualification, Kelly continued to practice in the South Wales region for 8 years relocating back to her Yorkshire roots in 2011.
Since this time, Kelly has worked as an Associate Solicitor in South Yorkshire. In 2018 she became Head of Department at Favell Smith & Lawson Solicitors practicing in both Sheffield and Hope Valley, Peak District.
In 2019, Kelly joined Consilia Legal as a Senior Associate wanting to be part of a growing dynamic team. Kelly works alongside Chair of Resolution (West and North Yorkshire) and Director, Laura Clapton in the family department.
- Divorce and separation
- Financial settlements (including those of an international element)
- Children matters (including grandparents and those of an international element)
- Same-sex couples
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
- Post-Nuptial Agreements
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Separation Agreements
- Statutory Declarations (marriage abroad, passports, other associated matters)
- Domestic Violence/ Injunctive remedy
Kelly is a member of Resolution (which is an organisation made up of legal professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes) and tries to deal with matters in a non- inflammatory manner. She offers practical guidance and support necessary to obtain a positive outcome in what can be a very difficult time. She is very experienced in resolving financial claims and offers a service tailored to your individual needs. Kelly employs a range of strategies to resolve situations quickly with as little stress as possible whether client-led, mediation or constructive negotiation. Kelly has a particular interest in expanding her skill base to train as a family mediator and hopes to complete her training in the foreseeable future.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys reading and spending time with her family.