Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

Katie Parkes

Katie Parkes

"an exceptional eye for detail and a prodigious work-rate which enables her to really understand her client"

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Katie advises in all areas of private family law, including divorce and financial remedy proceedings, nuptial agreements, cohabitation issues and private children matters. Many of the disputes Katie deals with have complex financial and/or international elements.

Katie has assisted in a number of reported cases including:

  • Sharbatly v Shagroon [2012] EWCA Civ 1507
  • Sekhri v Ray [2014] EWCA Civ 119
  • Chapman v Kawash [2014] EWHC 4481 (Fam)
  • WS v WS [2015] EWHC 3941 (Fam)

Katie read Chemistry & Law at Bristol University. Katie trained at Sears Tooth, qualifying in 2013.  She joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2019 and was promoted to senior associate in the same year.

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