Katie Beaven


Partner

Contact

* denotes required fields.

Katie Beaven cares about her clients and her team. She works with dedication to get the best for her clients. Is not afraid to give difficult advice but deals with it with humanity.

Legal 500 [UK 2022]

Experience

Katie joined Birketts in October 2012 after working for her previous firm for eight years. She is a Partner in our Family Team.

Katie deals with all aspects of family law advice and deals in particular with divorce advice, financial remedies, separation advice/deeds, dissolution of civil partnerships, children arrangementsprenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and living together agreements.

Katie qualified as a Solicitor in September 2006. In 2010 Katie became a trained Collaborative lawyer. This is a process which allows for all discussions to be dealt with in a series of meetings. 

Katie is based at our Ipswich office.

Katie is currently on maternity leave.

Other Information

What clients say about Katie’s work:

“Thank you for helping me secure my future. It’s certainly looking brighter.” (Female divorce client)

“A very sincere thank you is in order for all the efforts you've put in regarding my case, I do really appreciate the level of effort and probably the fact also that you've gone well over and above the call of duty, which I am extremely grateful for.” (Male divorce client)

“Thank you for making this year as easy as possible and for keeping me grounded.  This has been a roller coaster ride that I do not wish to embark on again and I’m so glad to have had you fighting my corner.” (Female divorce and children client)

"I cannot thank you enough for the help, advice and support you have given me over these last 6 months or so. I was at a very critical time in my life and I know you played a big part in helping me sort out what I needed to do and go forward to this point today. Your service was impeccable, I felt safe in the knowledge you were there to guide me through and get the best for my future. You have been so easy to talk to, easy to get hold of, very prompt in replying and gave a first class service. I thank you very much." (Female divorce client)

“A very sincere thank you is in order for all the efforts you've put in regarding my case, I do really appreciate the level of effort and probably the fact also that you've gone well over and above the call of duty, which I am extremely grateful for.” (Male divorce client)

Katie is recommended and named as a 'Next Generation Partner' by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. Clients in this edition say "Katie Beaven is patient, understanding, able to explain issues clearly and simply, always pragmatic and looking for solutions and moved with good pace when needed at key process points". Another adds "Katie Beaven cares about her clients and her team. She works with dedication to get the best for her clients. Is not afraid to give difficult advice but deals with it with humanity".

Previous editions state she "gets straight to the point" and she "reassures clients through difficult times". She is described by clients as "calm, considerate, assertive".

Next Generation partner - Legal 500 UK 2022          

Practice Areas