Kirsty is a Private Client Solicitor with extensive experience in dealing with Wills, Declarations of Trust, Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, and Court of Protection Deputy applications.
Kirsty is a Fully Accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly and an Affiliate member of STEP. Kirsty focuses particularly on providing advice to elderly clients and the LGBTQ+ community and any allies.
My qualifications and expertise
Kirsty began her legal career in Norfolk where she gained over a decade of experience before relocating to the Home Counties. Kirsty is a Fully Accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and is dual qualified having been admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in October 2021, though is currently non-practising in Ireland.
Kirsty is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and aims to provide a safe space for members of the community and allies to access advice on their personal affairs. She has recently been named as a Pride Inclusion Advocate in Pride Life Global’s 50th Anniversary Edition celebrating Pride in London and is listed in the directory for Out Britain, the UK’s first LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.
She has a particular interest in advising cohabiting couples and those with alternative relationship structures and has been a Committee Member of the Law Society’s LGBT+ Lawyers Division since March 2020. Kirsty was recently appointed as a Trustee of Ask for Clive, a charity that partners with venues to promote inclusion and to create welcoming environments for the LGBTQ+ community.
Having considerable experience in all aspects of Wills and Estate administration, including Inheritance Tax planning and advice.
Kirsty has recently discovered a love of motorcycles, gaining her full licence in April 2019. She also enjoys country walks with her husband, stepchildren and rescue Rottweiler cross.