Kirsten Bennett completed the LPC at Chester College of Law and then trained in a Manchester firm before moving to a South Manchester practice where she specialised in family law and gained her Higher Rights of Audience qualification. Kirsten undertakes work in all aspects of family law including divorce, financial matters, civil partnership dissolutions, and cohabitation disagreements. In addition Kirsten has vast experience in children disputes.
Kirsten has a particular interest in the law relating to presumption of death. On this topic she has helped campaign to change the law which will simplify the process when an individual goes missing and was invited to submit a report to the Justice Select Committee Inquiry into Missing People. This was formed specifically to consider the current legal position in this area. Kirsten has written articles for a number of legal publications. Kirsten is a member of Resolution.
Sharon has been a specialist family practitioner for over 20 years. Her experience enables her to deal with matters easily by focusing on what really matters and helping to achieve a solution more cost effectively. She advises when problems arise concerning children, the drafting and enforcement of pre-nuptial agreements, protective injunctions in cases where there has been violence or in respect of the preservation of assets, cohabitation disputes as well as dealing with general family problems.
Sharon has a particular interest in dealing with the financial aspects of relationship breakdown with particular emphasis on the more complex areas often where there are family trusts or businesses interests to consider and preserve.