Kate is a Director and Head of the Child Care Team in our Family Matters legal team. She represents parents and children in both public and private Children Act proceedings.
Kate holds the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation, enabling her to act on behalf of children through their court-appointed guardians and parents involved in care proceedings.
She has experience of representing children and parents in complex cases involving jurisdictional issues, sex abuse and non-accidental injury.
She qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and joined Watkins & Gunn in 2009.
– The Legal 500 2022 directory highlighted Kate within their commentary in the Private Client (Family Law) section for Wales.
Kate Roberts leads the firm’s specialised childcare team and consistently impresses with her sensible and grounded advice, as well as her ability get through to clients and help them to understand the issues in their sensitive cases.
- The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation
- Member of the Association for Lawyers for Children
- Member of Resolution.
Outside of Work:
Kate is a mother of two children and the Child Protection Governor at their school.