Karen Newman is a consultant solicitor having qualified in 2002. She studied law at Brunel University and then went on to the London College of Law to obtain her professional qualifications. She completed her training at a leading firm in the South East in 2002 and continued to work in the family departments at various firms in and around Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire throughout her career.
Karen practises exclusively in family law and is an experienced family solicitor in divorce, separation, reconciliation, resolution of financial claims including maintenance, property, pensions and company matters, private Children Act matters, protection from domestic abuse, cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements.
She has particular interest in divorce and the resolution of financial matters, and has wide experience with cases ranging from modest assets to those of more complexity and higher value.
Karen is formerly an Accredited Resolution specialist in private children and domestic abuse matters.
Karen is a member of Resolution and was previously the secretary for Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Resolution.
Karen is a trained collaborative lawyer and collaborates in all areas of family disputes including children and financial disputes. Karen currently is the co-pod liaison officer for the South Bucks East Berks collaborative pod and is a member of Resolutions Dispute Resolution group.
Karen has also written fact sheets, advertorials, newsletters and articles for various magazines and Resolution and has been a guest speaker on local radio.
Karen has provided training for Women’s Aid and various networking groups for example the Chamber of Commerce.
Read what clients and other professionals say:
“Karen was a pleasure to deal with offering friendly and professional advice”
“Karen is fantastically organised very committed to make sure arrangements which need making are made efficiently and has been a real source of support”
“Karen has a rare mix of legal expertise and empathy. She is very supportive of her clients whilst working to get them the best possible outcome”
“Karen is totally dedicated to her work with clients and always focuses on their needs. She is warm and friendly, an excellent listener, and develops real rapport with people quickly and easily. She is punctilious, and precise, and has strong professional and personal ethics“
May 07, 2021
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April 26, 2021
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February 02, 2021
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January 18, 2021
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January 06, 2021
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December 11, 2020
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November 26, 2020
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November 09, 2020
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November 02, 2020
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