Kim Beatson


Kim was winner of the Family Law ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Practitioner of the Year Award at the Family Law Awards 2011.

Kim is Head of the Family & Dispute Resolution department. She specialises in all aspects of family law with an emphasis on finance, for both married and unmarried couples. Kim is known to be extremely business-like in her approach and she takes a pride in providing a cost effective service to her clients.

She was one of the first solicitors in the country to qualify as a family mediator and she has a busy mediation practice with many referrals from other family lawyers. She is also trained as a collaborative lawyer.

Kim is highly regarded by both the legal world and by her clients. She is recognised as a “leading individual” in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013, who note she is highly respected for her mediation skills and impressive client list. She is praised for her "logical, strategic and efficient approach". She is also listed in The Legal 500 where she is described as "a superstar". She "provides high-quality advice based on her extensive experience". In Legal Experts Anthony Gold’s family department is described as being “extremely well regarded”.

Kim is listed as a prominent figure within family and matrimonial law in the leading lawyers list produced by City Wealth for those working in private wealth management.

She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is a past chair of Resolution. She is also a member of the Law Society’s Advanced Family Panel, which recognises exceptional expertise in family law, the Law Society’s Advanced Mediation Panel and she is a Resolution accredited specialist in financial and cohabitation disputes.