Katie Beaven

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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.

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 Leading Individual by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. Clients in this edition say “Katie Beaven is beginning to make her mark. Great with clients, good case strategy and good at managing people”. Another adds “The openness, willingness to engage with other professionals and their can-do attitude make this team great. Special mention to Katie Beaven, Juliet Harvey and Ivana Radovic as standout lawyers”.

Clients in the previous edition say “Special mention must go to Juliet Harvey and Katie Beaven for the way in which they deal with clients. Their knowledge is right up there with the best.”

In an earlier edition, a client notes “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.”

Awards and Memberships

Legal 500 Leading Individual 2024 logo

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]

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