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Kirsty Day

Profile:

Prior to joining 4 KBW as a Third Six Pupil, Kirsty completed her Pupillage at a Common Law set in Middle Temple.

In 2016, Kirsty worked as a Coroner’s Inquest Officer for Kent County Council where she handled deaths in custody and progressed them though to Inquests. Prior to this, Kirsty was a research Assistant for Professor Wayne Morrison at Queen Mary University London.

During her time at University, Kirsty volunteered for Vocalise where she taught debating in HMP Wormwood Scrubs. She was also an IPSEA advocate representing parents of children with learning disabilities at Education Tribunals across London, including at the Royal Courts of Justice. Kirsty also volunteered at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre in the family law department and was a manager of the Queen Mary Pro Bono Society where she organised events for students to access and pursue a career at the Bar.

Family

Kirsty specialises in both public and private family law.

In private proceedings, she has represented clients at financial remedy hearings, child arrangement hearings, and enforcement hearings with cases involving additional complexities and domestic violence issues. Kirsty also has experience of representing clients applying and resisting non-molestation orders.

Kirsty has also acted in care proceedings. Her approachable but professional nature ensures clients are put at ease. She is dedicated to every client and approaches each case with enthusiasm and skill.

Crime

Kirsty has represented a wide variety of clients from all backgrounds. Although mainly appearing in Magistrates’ Courts, Kirsty has some experience in the Crown Court with Bail Applications, PTPH’s, Sentences, Appeals and minor POCA hearings.

Kirsty has represented clients on first appearances for offences of theft to rape and has trial experience of various offences including Indecent Exposure, Domestic Violence and Domestic Burglary.

Kirsty is also adept at handling legal applications to exclude and introduce evidence, drafting advices and mitigating on behalf of her clients.

Kirsty also regularly defends in road traffic matters including special reasons and exceptional hardship hearings.

Awards & Scholarships

Lincoln’s Inn Pupillage Award

Lincoln’s Inn Kennedy Scholarship

ULaw Advocacy Award in Family Law

Queen Mary University Pearl Prize in Family Law

Queen Mary Legal Advisor Award

Memberships

Bar Pro Bono Unit (Panel Member)

Lord Denning Society (Scholar)

IPSEA (Tribunal Support Worker)

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Interests

Musical Theatre

Karate (1st Dan in Karate, 1st Dan in Self Defence)

Sewing

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