Biography

Kira is a Commercial Chancery Barrister specialising in civil fraud, contentious trusts, insolvency, company and commercial litigation. Kira appears regularly in the Chancery and Queen’s Bench Divisions of the High Court. Kira has particular experience of urgent interlocutory applications. Kira recently appeared (with George Laurence QC) in the Supreme Court case of Dorset County Council v Trail Riders Fellowship [2015] UKSC 18.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kira trained and qualified as a solicitor at Baker & Mckenzie LLP, where she gained experience in contentious trusts, international fraud and general commercial litigation. Kira subsequently worked as a solicitor for Eversheds LLP where she specialised in pensions and related trusts litigation. Kira has also spent time working for the offshore law firm Forbes Hare in the British Virgin Islands where she specialised in insolvency, civil fraud and distressed investment fund litigation.

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Areas of Practice

Commercial
  • Year Qualified

    2011

    Education

    2005 St Hugh’s College, Oxford University BA in Jurisprudence – First Class Honours
    2006 St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, Bachelor of Civil Law (equivalent to LLM) – Distinction
    2007 Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice - Distinction

    Memberships

    Chancery Bar Association
    Commercial Bar Association
    Insolvency Lawyers Association
    Young Fraud Lawyers