Kevin Bristow has a broad practice spanning children matters, financial remedy cases and cohabitee and civil partnership disputes.Chambers & Partners 2018
Kevin Bristow handles financial remedy disputes as well as children and cohabitation issues. He also has notable experience in civil partnership disputes. Sources report: "He has provided expert, professional, balanced advice along with practical support when required."Chambers & Partners 2017
Kevin Bristow draws much praise for his attention to detail, case preparation and client care. He is experienced in the areas of cohabitation, civil partnership, financial remedy and children disputes.Chambers & Partners 2016
Kevin Bristow is recognised for a wide range of skills including dealing with divorce and financial claims, children matters and civil partnership disputes. One impressed client says: "He gives me a lot of confidence because he is assured in how he deals with me and is working in my best interests."Chambers & Partners 2015
Kevin provided accurate advice that aided my negotiations with my ex-wife and her legal team, whilst not being confrontational, which was exactly what I had requested at our initial meeting. Kevin has proven to be a skilled negotiator who has acted in my best interests throughout the process. I would have no hesitation in recommending Kevin & CWJ to any friends or colleagues who had need of their services.
Many thanks for your help in this matter, it is greatly appreciated and you made the process run smoothly and easily for me. I will settle your account immediately via bank transfer. Many thanks."
"...youve been a great source of help for me within this difficult period of my life. Many thanks again..."
Kevin is a Partner working within the family team. He holds a law degree from the University of Greenwich, followed by the LPC course at Chester College of Law.
He completed his training in Surrey, qualifying as a solicitor in 1996 and has specialised in family law ever since. Kevin has worked in a leading Exeter firm before returning to a large commercial practice in Surrey where he became a salaried partner. He then moved to a commercial practice in Tunbridge Wells again as a salaried partner. Kevin joined CWJ in July 2011 as Senior Associate and Acting Head of Matrimonial, becoming a partner in May 2012. Throughout his career he has specialised solely in family law and has been named in the Chambers Directory 2020 (a leading guide to the UK Legal profession) as a leading individual in Kent for family law.
Kevin is a member of the Kent Law Society, a member of Resolution, a trained collaborative lawyer and a Law Society Family Law Advanced accreditation specialist.
In his spare time Kevin enjoys tennis, golf, foreign travel and spending time with his young family.
- Financial claims
- Matters relating to children
- Cohabitation agreements
- Pre-nuptial agreements
- Leave to remove
- Cohabitation disputes
- Civil partnership disputes
Kevin has considerable experience in complex and high net worth cases, including those with a foreign element.
Kevin acted in a professional footballer’s case and has also acted for clients within the entertainment and media industries. He aso regularly acts for company directors, pilots and those in the medical profession.
Claim to fame
"I own a piece of the old Highbury pitch which now grows in my back garden! (One for the Arsenal fans)."