Kim qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate in 2019 after obtaining her Higher Rights of Audience (Civil) as a Trainee Solicitor based in the Care Department at a Local Authority. Kim has obtained a Law Degree, Legal Practice Course and a Master of Laws prior to qualifying as a Solicitor-Advocate.
Kim has an extensive background in all matters relating to Child Protection and Care Proceedings, having spent five years in house at Wakefield Council as well as 1 year in private practice acting on behalf of parents, family members and Local Authorities.
Kim specialises in representing parents and family members where Social Services are involved, using her extensive Local Authority background to assist clients during this difficult time. Kim has experience on a wide range of cases involving all aspects of Child Protection. Kim also regularly advises and represents family members in relation to Special Guardianship applications.
Kim is a regular face in the West Yorkshire Courts and is a passionate advocate with the ability to represent clients not only in the Family Court, but also in the High Court (and above) due to her Higher Rights of Audience (Civil) qualification.
Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and her dog, Mambo. Kim is an avid fan of the Boston Bruins Ice Hockey Team and has crossed the pond to watch them play in Boston. Kim enjoys travelling and exploring new places.
Child Care & Public Law Team
Nicki ButterworthAssociate Personal Assistant
Head of Child Care & Public Law Team