24 March 2020
Coronavirus Business Continuity Notice
Following government guidance received on 23rd March 2020 KGW Family Law are working remotely until further notice.
I would like to reassure all our clients that we shall endeavour to continue to provide our clients with the highest level of service in these unprecedented times.
The main office telephone number will divert to my mobile – if your call is for another of our solicito...
6 January 2020
KGW Family Law celebrates its 8th birthday
A big thank you to friends, clients and professionals alike who kindly attended our 8th anniversary drinks reception last Friday at our offices. It was lovely to see so many people attend, ahead of the mass return to work today!
As well as marking being eight years since KGW Family Law started, we also drew attention to a new initiative called The Certainty Project. In conjunction with Julian B...
13 November 2019
KGW Family Law to present Silver Separators Seminars in 2020
Karin Walker will be presenting five seminars in 2020 about divorce and separation issues amongst the over 50s, a group known as silver separators.
The events, organised by MBL (Seminars) Ltd. will take place in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Leeds between March and July. Click here for dates and booking details.
Karin said about the seminars next year: "I'm looking for...
16 September 2019
KGW Law supports initiative to encourage young women artists
An evening of art, wine and music.
KGW Law has been associated with the Society of Women Artists (SWA) for three years. In particular, supporting young female artists, with its sponsorship of the Karin Walker Young Artist Award.
To help raise the profile further of young female artists, there is an evening to celebrate and support emerging artistic talent on Tuesday September 24th at the Mal...
30 November 2018
Simon Clark successfully completes Arbitration qualification
KGW Family Law is delighted to announce that Simon Clark MCIArb is now able to conduct Arbitrations on issues relating to children alongside Karin Walker MCIArb who qualified as a financial Arbitrator in 2012 and in children work in 2016.
KGW Family Law believe that Arbitration is, in most cases (except in children work where there is an international element or a safeguarding issue,) now the r...
27 November 2018
Karin Walker invited to present at prestigious legal conference
On Saturday 24th November the Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference 2018 took place at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms London WC2B 5DA. The conference tile was 'All Bar None: Access, Development and Diversification'. Speakers included Andrew Walker QC, Chair of the Bar of England and Wales; The Rt Hon Geoffrey Cox QC MP, Attorney General; The Rt Hon Lord Sumption OBE, Justice of the ...
9 November 2018
KGW Family Law sponsors Society of Women Artist's Young Artist Award
KGW Family Law is committed to providing sponsorship where it can really make a difference. This year we provided a cheque in the sum of £1000 to Eleanor Johnson, the winner of the Society of Women Artist’s Young Artist award, for her painting – ‘Woman’. The award was presented by HRH the Duchess of Kent, shown discussing the winning painting with Karin Walker who was...
7 November 2018
Karin Walker named leading lawyer by Chambers UK
Karin Walker has been named as a leading lawyer by an independent guide to the profession. In its latest edition, Chambers UK has named Karin in a list of leading family lawyers in the Guildford area.
26 January 2018
Divorce doesn't have to be devastating. A short film by Resolution.
Divorce does not have to be devastating. There is a better way to separate for you, your family and your children. KGW Family Law supports the ethos of Resolution and Karin Walker and her team believe in a constructive approach, enabling couples to divorce with dignity for the benefit of themselves and particularly any children.
10 January 2018
Resolution podcast. Karin Walker and Susan Kingston (Withers) talk about methods of Family Dispute Resolution.
As part of a series of Resolution learning resources, Karin Walker and Susan Kingston from Withers Worldwide teamed up to deliver a Resolution training podcast about the different methods available to resolve family disputes. The podcast discusses:
Round table lawyer-led negotiation
To listen to the podcast and ...
20 November 2017
KGW Law shortlisted for prestigious legal award
KGW Family Law has been selected to be short-listed as 'Family Law Regional Firm of the Year - South' at the upcoming awards, organised by Jordan Publishing.
The firm had to demonstrate it provides outstanding quality of legal service for its clients and has displayed high levels of teamwork within the firm itself, and with external lawyers and/or other professionals. The...
10 March 2016
KGW Divorce Online
KGW Family Law launch a new online divorce service. Separating couples who wish to take advantage of this cost effective online service can do so via our website.
The service is aimed at those people who wish to proceed with an undefended divorce - in particular if they have been engaged in the process of mediation and wish to finalise matters with legal assistance but minimal expense...
24 February 2016
Karin Walker becomes a member of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
On 12th February 2016 Karin Walker attended at the Cutlers Hall for admission to the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators. The Livery Company is know for it's charitable work and Karin looks forward very much to getting involved.
24 February 2016
Guildford Shakespeare Company 10th Birthday
Karin Walker is a trustee of Guildford Shakespeare Company who celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2016. Karin was delighted to attend the launch party for this special year at the Guildhall in Guildford with the other trustees on 11th January 2016.
KGW Family Law are proud sponsors of two of this year's productions, A Winter's Tale and A Comedy of Errors - not to be missed!...
29 May 2014
KGW lawyers spread their wings
Karin Walker of KGW Family Law was elected to the National Committee of Resolution, the pioneering association of family law practitioners, at the organisation's National Conference in Manchester in April 2014. Karin is looking forward to assisting Resolution's continuing aim to promote co-operation on relationship breakdown and ensure people across the country in need of assistance have a...
19 November 2013
KGW FAMILY LAW – ARBITRATION
In most cases issues arising between separating couples can be resolved by agreement, either through negotiation assisted by family lawyers, mediation or collaborative law. Sometimes, however, agreement simply cannot be achieved, perhaps where the issues are complex or when neither person is prepared to give ground. In those circumstances a third party may be ...
19 November 2013
Planning your wedding
KGW Family Law was established in January 2012 by Karin Walker, a Solicitor, Mediator, Collaborative Lawyer and Arbitrator with over 25 years experience in the area of family law and recognised as a leader in her field of expertise.
The team at KGW Family Law seek to assist separating couples achieve resolution of all issues between them through constructive communication, thereby minimising co...
19 November 2013
Christmas is a time for families - or is it?
As we approach the festive season it is hard to get away from the lights and sparkle, the competitive Christmas adverts each trying to become ‘iconic’ and the lure of the retailers, both on and off line, encouraging us to aspire to the magic of the traditional ‘family’ Christmas. But what does Christmas really mean for most families?
It is no secret that January is the...