Partner and Head of Family and Matrimonial
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With over 23 years’ experience, specialising in all family matters to include divorce and the finances arising from divorce, trusts and pre-nuptial agreements, Kerry is a Partner and Head of the Bristol Family team. Kerry qualified in England and Wales and advises clients primarily going through a divorce.
With a background in litigation, Kerry specialises in all areas of family law since qualifying as a solicitor nearly 20 years ago.
She has extensive experience in dealing with high net worth financial disputes which often include companies, offshore trusts, pensions, property portfolios both in the UK and worldwide, cohabitation disputes, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, freezing injunctions and private children matters.
Despite being based in Bristol, she also has experience advising a variety of local, national and international clients.
"I am fair but robust in the way I deal with cases. The emphasis is on getting a good result for a client in the most economical way."
Professional associations and memberships
- The Law Society and Resolution
What you may not know about Kerry
In her spare time, Kerry enjoys swimming and swims regularly outdoors. An ardent Irish rugby fan, Kerry also enjoys horseracing and racing her old V8.
My matter highlights
- Advising on a complex multi- million pound divorce involving companies and family trusts in two jurisdictions.
- Advising on a complex child residence matter.
- Advising on a contact matter.
- Advising on a complicated divorce with family inheritances and conduct issues.
- Advising on a pre-nuptial agreement with family trusts.
My testimonials and accolades
“Kerry Graham – what a breath of fresh air! Efficient, solid advice and dependable. Kerry is readily available, contentious and friendly. She goes well beyond expectations. Brilliant!”
The Legal 500 2021
“My experience in working with them is that they pride themselves in providing a quality service from start to finish.”
The Legal 500 2021
“A great team who provide a brilliant boutique service to clients.”
The Legal 500 2021
“Kerry Graham is a class act and always on the ball when it comes to cases.”
“Thanks so much for everything you've done over the last 18 months, I've had complete faith in you from the start, and I've trusted all along that you wanted the best for me and the children. Day 1 of the new normal begins now!”
My recent publications
News / Families, fall-outs and fresh starts in 2023
04-01-2023 / Private Wealth
A turbulent Christmas and the sense of embarking on a new year can often leave people feeling that they want to make a change for the better or put steps in place to prevent the same things from happening again. Kerry Graham and Rashmita Vadher from our family team, answer some of the frequently asked questions they receive from clients at this time of year:
Insights / What is a “bad divorce”? Things to avoid and look out for
From the 28 November to 2 December 2022, Resolution is running its annual “Good Divorce Week” campaign. This year the focus is on ending the Family Court crisis and the delays being experienced. This makes it even more important to reach an amicable divorce.
Insights / Family law Q&A surrounding coronavirus
Rebecca Aston-Jones, Senior Associate at Ince Metcalfes, answers some of the most frequently asked family law questions raised by her clients in these uncertain times and is interviewed about her experiences in the short video below.
Insights / The legal implications of “popping the question”
With romance in the air, Valentine’s Day is a popular time for “popping the question”. It is an exciting time filled with celebrations and if this is you, congratulations on your engagement!
Insights / Visiting a Family Solicitor for the First Time
It is going to be a daunting experience regardless of attempts to “sugar coat” it.
Insights / Meet the lawyer - Kerry Graham, Family Solicitor
Kerry is a senior family solicitor at Ince, a law firm dating back to 1829 which provides legal services for individuals and businesses.