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Kirsty Leedam

Principal Associate


Kirsty has strong experience in all aspects of family law. She has a particular interest in family cases involving an international element.

Kirsty worked as an Attorney overseas in the Cayman Islands for a number of years and has a particular insight into the dynamics of expatriate families and offshore arrangements.

Kirsty regularly deals with complex children cases involving various issues such as parental alienation, coercive control, and domestic abuse.

She has considerable experience advising family clients in cases which involve businesses, trusts, drafting and advising on nuptial agreements, and third party interests in land. She also has experience in complex family issues such as post-separation accrual, legal cost allowances, jurisdictional forums, special contribution arguments and clients with catastrophic injury within divorce.

Kirsty has worked on several cases dealing with legal issues surrounding family arrangements for the wider LGBTQ+ community.

Her client base often includes leading individuals within offshore law firms, global investment banks, corporate services, world-leading medical practitioners and multinational professional services networks.

Kirsty is committed to providing tailored solutions for her clients and considering alternative strategies. She is meticulous at problem solving and thinking outside the box. She is renowned for her ability to devise solutions to complex family disputes.

Kirsty is a member of Resolution and the Child Abduction Lawyers Association.

Kirsty is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards.

Winner of the Family Law Firm of the Year - North award at the Family Law Awards 2022

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