Profile submitted by Kate Hamilton
Kate has considerable expertise in acting for barristers, solicitors and clients in the financial sector. Many of her cases involve foreign jurisdictions with off-shore assets and/or international lifestyles. She has expertise in disputes between property owners, being either family members or couples, financial provision upon divorce/dissolution, intervening in divorces, advising unmarried parents in their claims, undertaking complex children work such as leave to remove applications and negotiating pre and post nuptial agreements. Reported cases: Re: D (A Child) (Abduction: foreign custody rights)  UKHL 510, El Gamal v HRH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed al-Maktoum  EWHC B27 (Fam); Re A (A Child)  EWCA Civ 1577 and GN v MA  EWHC 3939 (Fam), Ashby v Kilduff  EWHC 2034 (Ch.).
Member of Resolution, Accredited Resolution Specialist status (gaining a professional qualification in financial provision and cohabitation), Collaborative lawyer, Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Mediator accredited with Resolution.
Studied: Newcastle University. Trained: Dickinson Dees. Joined Russell-Cooke in 2005.
Kate often writes for Family Law and contributed to The Law Society's Family Law Protocol on financial provision for unmarried parents.