Kirsten has specialised in family law since qualifying in 2003 and was promoted to Partner in 2018. She is head of our Divorce + Separation Finances team.
Kirsten is focused on helping individuals resolve problems resulting from their relationship breakdown or difficulties in their family lives. She has experience in all areas of family law including divorce, separation, arrangements for children, financial issues arising from the breakdown of a marriage, cohabitation issues, drafting pre-marital agreements and emergency applications.
Kirsten is recognised a ‘Key Lawyer’ in Legal 500 UK 2024. One testimonial states “Kirsten Hale is approachable, knowledgeable and applies her considerable expertise in a practical way that her clients understand and find hugely reassuring. Matrimonial finance claims can be bewildering and confusing for the parties and Kirsten works hard to make sure the legal mysteries are dispelled and anxieties are managed with sound, tactical advice. She is a stand-out practitioner in her field.”
Kirsten is recognised in Chambers and Partners UK 2024 for her work in financial remedy proceedings, divorce and child maintenance issues: “She is supportive with clients, knowledgeable and looks for creative solutions.”
- Legal Practice Course from Nottingham Law School
- Law (LL.B.) from the University of East Anglia