Kitty Geddes has developed a strong practice on a broad range of matters.
Her background as a senior analyst in political risk and business intelligence firms means she has experience of conducting large-scale asset traces. This complements the work that she does both in ancillary relief proceedings and financial crime.
Kitty frequently appears in the County Court and the High Court. She has worked on large-scale offshore financial investigations. She spoke at seminars in offshore jurisdictions on financial crime. She has been led by silk in Chambers in a murder trial. She is building her practice both as a defence and as a prosecution advocate in the Crown Court.
Kitty has considerable experience in the Family Court. In public family cases she represents Local Authorities Guardians and Parents. She has experience of representing vulnerable adults with significant learning difficulties. She has acted for parents in fact finds where there are serious allegations of sexual abuse and child neglect. She is currently representing six children in a lengthy fact-finding hearing involving numerous expert witnesses in a large range of medical fields.
Kitty has appeared in the High Court in international family law cases and also has represented parties securing forced marriage protection orders.
Kitty accepts instructions in respect of both welfare and property and affairs matters in the Court of Protection. She acts on behalf of protected parties and Local Authorities. Her considerable experience in public family proceedings with clients with cognitive difficulties and mental health issues means she is particularly well placed to represent clients whose capacity is nuanced or fluctuating.
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