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New Partner appointed to lead London Department of National Family Practice

Margaret Kelly joins Slater and Gordon as Principal Lawyer and Partner.

Leading law firm Slater and Gordon is delighted to announce the appointment of Principal Lawyer Margaret Kelly, who joins the Family Practice’s London Department.

Margaret will work with a dedicated team of specialist family lawyers with experience in all areas of private Family Law relating to issues of Separation, Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements, divorce, financial issues and issues relating to children, with particular expertise in dealing with high profile cases, which require discretion combined with expert legal advice.

Slater and Gordon’s commitment to taking a constructive approach to the practice of family law was a key reason for Margaret’s decision to join the Family Practice. The firm pursues results based on the Resolution Code of Practice so that a majority of cases are settled through constructive negotiation. Margaret prides herself on achieving non-court based outcomes for clients wherever possible.  

As a trained collaborative lawyer, Margaret is a member of Resolution and is Chair of the London Regional Committee. She is also Immediate Past President of the City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society. Margaret is committed to promoting and sharing best practice – she has written for the Family Law Journal and the Resolution Review and has also presented on LNTV.  

Margaret Heathcote, Principal Lawyer, Family Practice said:    

“I’m very excited to be joining an outstanding team in RJW Slater and Gordon’s Family Practice. In complex family disputes it is vital to have the best advice and representation possible. I look forward to working with my colleagues to build upon the Practice’s outstanding work in this area and ensure we provide the families we support with the very best advice in the market.”

 Chief Executive, RJW Slater and Gordon said:

“Margaret’s arrival further demonstrates our commitment to creating the leading specialist family team in the UK.  
“This appointment will allow RJW Slater and Gordon to continue to offer the highest standard of service to all of our clients and enhance a Practice already widely recognised as a leader in the field.”