Kate Rayner

Kate Rayner

Partner & Head of Thomas Mansfield Family Law

01892 337544 / 07818 221844
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Kate is a Partner and Head of Thomas Mansfield Family Law. As a specialist family lawyer with over 25 years’ experience dealing exclusively in family law, Kate brings a wealth of expertise to her cases.

Kate deals with all aspects of family law specialising in financial cases with substantial income and capital often involving family run businesses, trust structures and overseas assets and both matrimonial and non-matrimonial assets. She regularly advises on pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements.

She also acts for parents in domestic children cases.

She is accredited as a family law specialist by Resolution with particular expertise in dealing with financial divorce settlements and arrangements for children post separation. She is also a trained collaborative lawyer.

Kate focuses on achieving practical solutions for her clients and her objective is to understand what her clients want to achieve and deliver the outcome which enables them to move on with their lives.

Kate is recognised in the Legal 500 for her “calm and professional” manner.

Kate Rayner previously headed up the regional office of a national family law firm and is responsible for the ongoing development of the family team at Thomas Mansfield Solicitors.

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Client testimonials

The team have been amazing, explained everything along the way and gave me great advice with my international divorce.
Client, France
Service and efficiency. Compassion and transparency
Client, UK
Simplicity, listening and professionalism! At a very stressful time (involving French and UK laws) the whole process was made clear, helpful and concise.
Client, UK & France
Their responses are always prompt and the team is attentive.
Client, UK
Reshma was amazing with my initial consulting. She broke down the step by step process which I needed to take to move forward in my situation. I would definitely highly recommend.
Client, UK
The service I have received from Kate Rayner my lawyer and Susan O’Reilly from Thomas Mansfield has been second to none!
Client, UK
Efficient team, easy to work with – they have gone above and beyond to help in my case.
Client, UK
Great service and advice received throughout the entire divorce process.
Client, UK
Fantastic service, fast response. Would recommend TM to anybody looking for legal assistance.
Client, UK
These past few months have been extremely stressful, but knowing Hollie is there to help me navigate these difficult divorce waters has helped me immensely.
Client, UK
All the staff I had dealings were very professional and approachable. I would highly recommend Thomas Mansfield Family Law.
Client, UK
Kate and her team are no nonsense and understanding. They smoothly navigated me through the turmoil. Kate is empathetic, to the point and efficient, at the same time as being on your side.
Client, UK
My divorce was very difficult and I was supported brilliantly throughout from both a legal and empathetic perspective by Kate and the team at Thomas Mansfield Solicitors.
Client, UK
The family team at Thomas Mansfield are a group of excellent lawyers who provide the best possible mix of knowledge, invaluable experience, sound and reliable advice, efficiency, commitment and support.
Legal 500, 2023
Thomas Mansfield has an exceptional and highly collaborative team. Whenever my key point of contact has been away, issues are quickly picked up and dealt with by other members of the team, all of whom appear to have a great, collective and collaborative understanding of their clients’ issues.
Client, UK
The process of a getting divorced is unpleasant and unfamiliar, and so it is important to have quality, compassionate and clear advice. Thomas Mansfield offered this in abundance and together we were able to navigate the unsavoury business as efficiently and as effectively possible.
Client, UK
I have been comforted by excellent insight and a calm and effective service. The team provides succinct communication which is action-orientated and targeted towards the objective.
Client, UK
TM Family Law have given great advice, clear explanations and been very thorough and professional in their work.
Client, UK
Kate was very helpful and amazing throughout. Very attentive and patient with explaining things in simpler format, to enable better reasoning behind the entire process...
Client, UK
The customer service was reliable, efficient and friendly. The legal advice received was good, and reflected in court. The lead on the case was available for phone calls, and easily contactable... Although a lengthy procedure, a final fair and successful result.
Client, UK