Archives: Team

Clayton Miller

Clayton deals with all aspects of family law, specialising in all family matters, offshore trusts, company structures (private and public), international law, prenuptial agreements, high net worth cases and cohabitation law. Clayton also deals with Inheritance Act claims. Clayton spent five years working in family law with a firm in Australia before moving to the UK in 1999. From that time, he worked for a niche family law firm in North London with Mary Ketley for a few years, before moving to a West End firm in 2010, when they decided to set up KMJ Solicitors. Clayton is dual-qualified in…

Philip Cooper

Philip joined KMJ Solicitors in February 2012 after several years working at a leading North London firm and was made up to become a Non-Member Partner two years later. He qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and is a member of Resolution. Philip specialises in divorce matters including high net worth financial settlements, often involving multi-jurisdictional issues, and is increasingly advising clients on nuptial agreements. Many of his cases involve complex financial arrangements with substantial assets, family companies, offshore funds and family trusts, and many other aspects of family law. Philip is also experienced in aspects of child law such…

Margaret Kelly, MCIArb

Margaret is a skilled, talented and experienced family solicitor and practitioner, qualifying in the UK in 1982, and in Australia in 1985. She specialises in all aspects of family law from complex financial and children matters to those that are more straightforward. She acts for clients both at the beginning (prenuptial pre-civil partnership agreements) and end of relationships. Her clients range from housewives to high profile individuals. Cases will often involve overseas assets and trusts. Using all her skills she will strive to obtain the best outcome for her clients. She has always had an interest in non-court based methods…

Mary Ketley

Mary deals with all aspects of family law including cohabitation, divorce, financial settlements, injunctions and occupation orders, disputes involving children and child abduction as well as dealing with civil partnership issues. Mary is involved in running workshops and presenting seminars to professional organisations and charities on various aspects of family law. Mary taught and lectured before being admitted as a solicitor in 1993. She has specialised in family law throughout her career. She is a member of Resolution formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association. “Ketley is a brilliant team player whom clients trust implicitly.” Legal 500

Laura Brown

Laura qualified as a solicitor in 2003. She joined KMJ in October 2015 after working for nearly 9 years in a leading West End firm. After a brief career break, Laura has returned to KMJ as Office Manager to ensure the efficient running of the firm so that it stays ahead of client’s needs as they grow and evolve. She has responsibility for developing and implementing internal office procedures and manuals in accordance with guidelines, compliance, Lexcel and SRA regulations, HR matters and liaising between Accounts and the solicitors and clients. Laura applies her legal knowledge and expertise gained over the last…