Kirsten Hale

Kirsten has specialised in family law since qualifying in 2003 and was promoted to Partner in 2018.

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 accredited by Resolution as a specialist family lawyer and is a Bristol Resolution Committee member.


  • Legal Practice Course from Nottingham Law School
  • Law (LL.B.) from the University of East Anglia

  • "Kirsten is very client focused and will fight hard for her clients in all circumstances. She does however see the bigger picture and ensures that expectations are managed leading to effective negotiation."
    Legal 500 UK
  • "Kirsten was very approachable, explained things brilliantly and was always professional, whilst also being understanding and supportive. I felt she had my best interests at heart and worked extremely hard.”
    AnonFamily Matters Client
  • "I am delighted with the service I received from Kirsten and her staff. I feel that I was looked after and helped through a very difficult process with everything taken care of."
    AnonDivorce + Separation Finance Client
  • “Totally professional and so knowledgeable; it was a great relief to have you in my corner. Your calm, practical advice and ownership of the case was fantastic and much appreciated.”
    Ms HFamily Matters Client
  • "When Kirsten took over my divorce and financial settlement case she was very understanding of my case and helped me a great deal. She made me feel very at ease during this time and helped by understanding the mental pressure I was under."
    AnonDivorce + Separation Finance Client