Kerry Holt

kerry holt

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 01244 323 070

Year of call: 2009

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Kerry graduated from Keele University in 2005 with a First Class Honours degree. Following university Kerry went on to head up the compliance department of a payroll specialist before enjoying a successful career as a Prosecutor in the Magistrates Courts for G4S.

She was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 2009 and completed a common law pupillage on the North Eastern Circuit before specialising solely in family law.

Kerry practises in all areas of public and private children law, including injunctive relief.

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Inner Temple

Expertise

  • Family - Children

    Despite her relatively junior level of call Kerry has a wide range of experience in public law work and is frequently instructed by local authorities, guardians, parents, interveners and other family members of children involved with Social Services. Kerry has experience across all spectrums of hearings including fact-finding hearings and final hearings in cases where issues include domestic violence, sexual and physical abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, chronic neglect and mental health issues.

    In the private law arena Kerry has significant experience in the full range of disputes concerning child arrangements and related family issues as well as injunctive relief proceedings. She is regularly instructed in cases with complex issues and involving intractable contact disputes.

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