Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Katharine Ferguson
Called to the Bar in 1995

Katharine Ferguson has specialised in family law for many years. She deals with financial claims, private law disputes involving children and domestic violence.

In the majority of cases, Katharine works with solicitors in the traditional way. She also welcomes instructions direct from members of the public.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Family

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Family law: Financial claims and private law children matters

For a more detailed guide to Katharine’s work, please go to her detailed Family Law profile.

PUBLICATIONS & SEMINARS

Katharine has conducted seminars for solicitors on financial remedies. She has also delivered training to the staff of a local charity, which supports young parents.

WHAT OTHERS SAY

Very tenacious and meticulous
Legal 500 2015

Experienced in divorce, TOLATA and children matters
Legal 500 2016

Personable with clients and assertive in court
Legal 500 2017

She has a very keen eye for detail and a reassuring manner
Legal 500 2018

Thorough, well-prepared and a very effective advocate with excellent client skills
Legal 500 2020

An astute strategist, clear in identifying strengths and weaknesses, an adept advocate, dealing sensitively with difficult protagonists and thorough: she gets to grips with documentation and the law… My clients are in good hands if they are in her hands
Local solicitor

“Thoroughly professional, well prepared, sharp brain and a lovely person to boot
Client

We were so grateful for your help and advice and the calm manner in which it was provided. We really feel fortunate to have been in your hands
Client

Katharine has a very thorough approach to all cases and is always incredibly well prepared.
Legal 500 2021

Katharine Ferguson has specialised in family law for many years. She deals with financial claims, private law disputes involving children and domestic violence.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Financial orders on divorce: ranging from cases in which there are businesses, overseas property, pensions or other significant assets to those in which family finances are more limited. Recent cases have involved allegations that assets have been concealed or dissipated, arguments about the significance of pre-marital assets and concerns about the capacity of vulnerable elderly clients.
  • Financial claims by cohabitants under TOLATA 1996 and Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989
  • Child arrangements orders (formerly residence and contact): including cases in which there are issues about drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, implacable hostility and mental heath.
  • Specific issue orders in respect of education: including home education.
  • Permission to remove a child from the jurisdiction to live abroad or for holidays.

HER WORK

In the majority of cases, Katharine works with solicitors in the traditional way. She also welcomes instructions direct from members of the public.

QUALIFICATIONS

MA, Oxford

MEMBER

  • Family Law Bar Association