Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

Kelly Gerrard

Kelly Gerrard

Knowledge Development Lawyer


Kelly is a Knowledge Development Lawyer and Legal Director sitting within the Family team. Kelly joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2001 upon qualification and practised as a family lawyer for 14 years specialising in high net worth divorce and private children law matters. Following a career break Kelly became a Knowledge Development Lawyer at a City firm and then rejoined Payne Hicks Beach in January 2020 supporting the Family team in a knowledge management capacity and providing research, technical know how and training to her fellow solicitors.

Reported cases:

  • Corbett v Corbett [2003] EWCA Civ 559  - Court of Appeal
  • Judge v Judge [2008] EWCA Civ 1458Court of Appeal
  • SR v RS [2014] EWHC 4305
  • Robertson v Robertson [2016] EWHC 613

Articles:

  • The argument for a return to the Calderbank regime – Family Law March 2019
  • FDR appointment: No room for manoeuvre – Family Law Journal November 2019

Kelly read Jurisprudence at Christ Church, Oxford University. She is a member of Resolution and the Family Law Knowledge Network.

Qualified 2001, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2001, Legal Director 2020.

Blog Post

How will no fault divorce affect my financial settlement?

On 6 April 2022 the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 ("DDSA 2020") came ...

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The cost of family breakdown

A hot topic in politics today is the cost of living crisis.  On 26 April 2022, Downing St...

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What happens if I don’t want a divorce?  Defended divorces and the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020

Often, a couple will reach the decision that a marriage has come to an end together. Howe...

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