Kirsty is a paralegal with extensive experience, having worked within the East Lancashire legal profession since leaving school.

Invited to join Sarah Bentley Solicitors from the outset and now totally involved in matrimonial work, her 17-year career has also covered conveyancing, litigation and employment as well as four years as a legal secretary.

A former pupil at Mansfield High School and Blackburn College, where she achieved a Law degree, Kirsty, 32, is married with a young son and lives in Nelson. In her limited spare time, she helps her mother run a local boys brigade, a project she has been involved with for close on 20 years.