Kerry is the founder of K J Smith Solicitors.
After reading Law at Nottingham University, Kerry completed the Legal Practice Course at Guildford Law School. She has worked exclusively in the field of family law since the late nineties and has been a partner level Solicitor since 2004. She undertakes much of her own advocacy and regularly appears against experienced counsel. She is a long standing member of the specialist family law practitioner’s organisation Resolution and is also a Resolution accredited Collaborative Family Lawyer.
Kerry has personally dealt with well over a thousand cases, ranging from the straightforward to the highly complex. In all cases, whether relating to financial matters or to issues concerning children, her aim is to provide timely, sensible and logical advice throughout in order to ensure that a good outcome can be achieved as early as possible.
Over the years Kerry and the firm have earned plaudits from clients for the quality of their work and professionalism. Kerry is recommended by the Legal 500, the leading guide to UK law firms, being described as "relentless in pursuit of her clients’ interests". The firm gained “top tier” status in 2016.