Member Profile

FirmKJ Smith Solicitors
Firm AddressSt Marys House 40 London Road Newbury Berkshire RG14 1LA
Phone Number01635785100
Website (URL)
Personal BioHaving been called to the Bar, Chris is a skilled advocate and undertakes a significant amount of his own advocacy in the Family Court. He has a practical approach to children matters relating to residence and arrangements to spend time with children and has also had recent success with cases concerning grandparent’s time with children and cases concerning child abduction under the Hague Convention in the High Court, London. Chris is also astute at financial remedy matters upon divorce and separation and works on cases with a broad range of assets, including multi-million-pound international cases and cases involving family trusts and businesses. Chris also has received acclaim for his handling of cases involving domestic abuse and coercive control with a balance of sensitivity and robust advice. Chris was a finalist for the national award of Chartered Legal Executive of the Year in Family Law for 2018 and was listed as a “next generation leading lawyer” for the Berkshire/Oxfordshire region by the Legal 500 in 2017 as well as featuring as a recommended lawyer in the same directory for numerous years thereafter.
Member TypeResolution member
Type of LawyerSolicitor, Legal Executive
SpecialitiesDivorce/Civil Partnership Dissolution, Finances, Arrangements for Children, Cohabitation, Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements, Domestic Abuse, International Children