Kirsty is Trainee Solicitor having completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC (LLM)) with BPP University in early 2022. She first joined the firm as a Paralegal in our Dispute Resolution team in 2021 where she had a supporting role handling cases for a variety of commercial and private clients
Kirsty graduated with a first class degree in Law from London South Bank University in 2018. While at university, Kirsty threw herself into gaining practical work experience, completing a work placement at broadcasting and telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, and volunteering at the university’s Legal Advice Clinic.
Kirsty started her legal career at a property litigation firm where she worked on a diverse range of cases, including lease forfeitures and the recovery of service charges and ground rent.
At Longmores Kirsty has gained experience supporting lawyers in their areas of specialism across all types of personal and commercial disputes. Her knowledge includes:
- Shareholder and partnership disputes, theft and misuse of commercially confidential information
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Commercial contract disputes
- Copyright and trademark infringements
- Bringing and defending claims on behalf of insolvency practitioners
- Bankruptcy and winding up petitions
- Annulment applications and disputes with trustees in bankruptcy
- Contentious probate cases.
One of the highlights of Kirsty’s career so far includes advising on a neighbour dispute involving data privacy issues where she played a major role in preparing court bundles and attending hearings alongside the client’s barrister.
Kirsty always aims to take a personable approach, building a one-to-one rapport with her clients and making sure that they always have the information they need to make confident decisions about the way forward in their dispute. Her clients can always trust that they will be kept up to date on their case, no matter how slight the updates.
While studying Law at London South Bank University, Kirsty volunteered at the Legal Advice Clinic. She provided a friendly service and free legal advice on all sorts of issues which can be very worrying to individuals, including family law, housing, welfare and consumer rights issues.
While at BPP University, Kirsty contributed to LEASE Case Studies in conjunction with the Leasehold Advisory Service. Kirsty’s role involved preparing tribunal case summaries for publication online to help inform leaseholders about their legal rights.
Kirsty loves to travel and find new places to go on holiday.