Kit O’Brien


Kit is a partner in the Family Team and qualified as a solicitor in 1991.

She joined Stokes Partners in January 2018 having worked in Somerset since 1996. In addition to being a solicitor Kit is a trained mediator and also a qualified Collaborative Lawyer. Kit specialises in financial issues arising out of relationship breakdown for both married and unmarried couples and has experience in complex cases involving farms and business assisting both the owning and non owning parties. She’s also interested in helping families prevent issues on relationship breakdown by the use of pre and post nuptial and cohabitation agreements.

Kit adopts an empathic but efficient approach to her work and is well regarded by her clients for the holistic approach she adopts to their cases. She has been described in the Legal 500 directory as having “the perfect mixture of technical excellence, pragmatism and a good eye for a deal”.

Kit is a member of Resolution and also an accredited member of the Law Society Family Law Panel.

Away from work Kit loves theatre and music and is learning to play the drums!

Teams: Family

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