Kath Hill

Kath Hill

Chartered Legal Executive

Family Law


Kath is a Chartered Legal Executive and Head of the Family team at Swinburne Maddison LLP.  With over 30 years of experience as a family law advocate, Kath is well known on the North Eastern Court circuit and is familiar with fellow solicitors as well as barristers practising in this area.

Previously described in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 as a "well-respected and experienced" lawyer, Kath is praised in the current edition for her "supportive and reassuring" manner.  She is also recognised as a Leading Individual in her field, signalling the high regard in which she is held by her clients and peers. 

In 2020, Kath was nominated in the category of Private Client Individual of the Year (outside of London) at the Legal 500 UK awards.  Shortlisted alongside 6 other standout individuals from across the UK, this recognition was further acknowledgement of Kath’s professionalism, experience and commitment to exceptional client care

Kath’s focus is to always achieve a fair and reasonable resolution in relation to family breakdown from divorce, separation and dividing assets to making arrangements for children.