Kulbir is a Partner and Head of our Ascot and Richmond offices. Kulbir qualified as a solicitor in 1989 and has specialised in family law for over 25 years. Kulbir and her team strive to be the firm shoulder to lean on when clients are dealing with difficult and emotional issues.
She supports couples and families through the processes of divorce/separation and all associated financial and children matters. Kulbir is experienced in dealing with complex financial cases, including medium-high net worth, those involving an international element and company and inherited assets.
Her specialisms encompass all aspects of family law including pre/post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, TOLATA and civil partnerships, reflecting the everchanging nature of family relationships and the society we live in.
Known for being compassionate yet proactive and strategic, Kulbir provides a robust approach where circumstances require.
Many of Kulbir’s clients come to her by way of recommendation from previous clients who have valued her expertise. She is dedicated to providing prompt, practical and authoritative legal advice. Whatever the circumstances, having an empathetic and experienced family solicitor to guide you through the process can make all the difference to the strength of the case and the outcome.
A Resolution member, Kulbir abides by the Code of Practice to ensure that all family disputes are resolved in a non-adversarial and cost-effective manner.
Recognition of her dedication and expertise are indicated by her Law Society Family Law Panel accreditation. Kulbir is also a Collaborative trained lawyer and holder of the HSSF (Help & Support for Separated Families) mark.
Kulbir is a regular speaker at organisations such as the Society of Will Writers delivering presentations on topical subjects.
She is passionate about serving the community and is on the National Council Legal Board of the Aga Khan Foundation providing free discreet legal advice and assistance to the wider community in the UK and abroad. Kulbir also supports and works with charities including Nishkam Swat providing meals for the homeless.
‘Kulbir Rahi is a consummate professional, always calm and will seek counsel’s help when needed.’ The Legal 500 2022.
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If you would like to visit our team of family solicitors, we have offices in Henley-on-Thames, Woodley, Reading (Head Office), Reading (Central), Basingstoke, Guildford, Beaconsfield, Ascot, Newbury & Winchester. We serve a wide range of other areas including Abingdon, Bracknell, Gerrards Cross, Maidenhead, Marlow, Oxford, Slough, High Wycombe and Wokingham.
We are always looking for exceptional people to join our team.
Whether you are considering a move now or at some point in the future, we would love to hear from you and learn more about your career goals and motivations.
At K J Smith we pride ourselves on our commitment to offering support, guidance and career development across all roles. You will receive a competitive salary along with a comprehensive range of benefits.
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I can honestly say that K J Smith have exceeded my expectations. Since joining, I have felt supported and encouraged by the firm’s continued commitment to growth and improvement. The company allow staff at all levels to have a voice and recognise the importance of investment in their employees at every level."