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Meet Our Team

Katy Zikking LLB

Solicitor, Collaborative lawyer, Founder and Director of Harbour Family Law

Katy has over 19 years’ experience of practising all areas of family law, particularly in relation to finances (including property disputes) and arrangements concerning children...

Fiona Greener BA

Solicitor, Director

Fiona joined Harbour Family Law as a Director in March 2016. Fiona has practised at a major law firm in Bristol since qualification in...

Nicky Howarth LLB

Solicitor, Director

Nicky Howarth joined Harbour Family Law as a Director and head of the Clifton office in January 2020. Nicky has practised at a number...

Ros White LLB

Associate Solicitor

Ros qualified as a solicitor in 2001, having trained with an established West Country firm. Ros remained at the same firm for a number...

Hannah Holdaway BA MSC

Associate Solicitor

Hannah joined Harbour Family Law as an Associate Solicitor in November 2016. Hannah has previously worked at major law firms in Dorset and Gloucestershire...

Lisa Williams

Accounts Manager

Lisa joined Harbour Family Law in April 2019. Lisa practised as an Accountant with KPMG and now brings her extensive experience and skills to...

Anna Powell

LEGAL SECRETARY/PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Anna joined Harbour Family Law in September 2014. With more than 15 years’ experience in family law, at one of the leading law firms...

Kerri Whitelock

LEGAL SECRETARY

Kerri joined Harbour Family Law in December 2015 having worked at previous law firms and having a broad knowledge and experience of legal secretarial...

Charmian Howard

Legal Secretary

Charmian joined Harbour Family Law in March 2019, having had more than 20 years’ experience in many different areas of law with leading Bristol...

Lily Miller

Legal Secretary

Lily joined Harbour Family Law in January 2020 having previously worked at leading law firms in Bristol and Bath. Lily began her career in...

testimonials

Find out what our clients have said

After ending the disappointing services of a previous law firm, who were acting for me with my divorce and financial settlement, I was recommended to Harbour family Law. I made an appointment with Fiona Greener; this was the best decision I made. After having my first meeting with Fiona, I came away feeling I was not alone. Fiona was superb, her experience, calm reassuring approach and professionalism shone through. The court hearing was something I was dreading but Fiona was so well prepared, and I was so grateful to Fiona for her choice of barrister. They were the dream team at the hearing and the day concluded with a very successful result for me. I cannot thank Fiona enough and all the team at Harbour Family Law.

Mr. S – Divorce and Financial Remedy

My wife and I were keen to make sure that we remained close friends as we went through our divorce.  Having Kate and the team’s support has most definitely helped that happen.  Kate’s guidance, both in person and on the phone has been invaluable. Ongoing advice has been clear, concise, accessible and best of all wrapped in empathy and understanding.  At such a tricky time, having things taken care of so well has been a massive relief.  Thank you.

Mr. T – Collaborative practice

Many thanks Katy for your professionalism and the way you dealt with me personally throughout the divorce process. The combination of your compassion and sage advice was always spot-on.

Mr. A – Divorce and Financial Negotiation client

Fiona was very precise, thorough and supportive, explaining everything in a clear way during a stressful time. Recommended.

Mr. C – Divorce and Finances

Hannah’s counsel was inestimable in my recent divorce case, not only in terms of her in-depth professional knowledge, but also in her personable and supportive approach to the many challenges that I faced. Her guidance throughout the proceedings gave me great comfort and coupled with her boundless ability of understanding I always knew and trusted that her responses, sometimes immediate, would align with my own. Quick in response and always available, it was a pleasure to have someone like Hannah and her team supporting me. I don’t think I could have achieved the same outcome anywhere else!

Mr. H – Divorce and Financial Remedy

After almost 40 years of marriage, much of it not always very happy, I still did not relish the idea of divorce. I hung on for grim life thinking it would all be too difficult with businesses and complicated pension schemes to unravel and divide. I was recommended through a business acquaintance to have a chat with Katy Zikking at Harbour Family Law. From the very first meeting I knew that I would  be in safe hands and she could navigate me through this terrible time in my life. She has such great empathy, really listens and totally engages with you. Also, Katy has a wicked sense of humour that really helped, especially when we had our court hearings and I was so nervous. I was so grateful for Katy’s excellent choice of barrister to act for me. It was not a straightforward case as there was a lot of deceit and many twists and turns from the other side, but with their combined negotiating skills I came out of it with a very good settlement. It really has been one hell of a journey and I will be eternally grateful to Katy and her team, all of whom are excellent and true professionals. At the end of this two year experience I feel more empowered and stronger than I have ever been in my life.  Divorce is never easy, but Harbour Family Law hold your hand the whole way through. Money well spent! Thank you Katy and team.

Mrs P – Divorce and Financial Remedy proceedings

Ros acted with compassion and sound advice as I navigated my way through my divorce. My ex-husband and I were keen to keep things as amicable as possible whilst completing the divorce as swiftly as we could.  We achieved this through the advice and support of Ros who understood our situation and acted in the best way to achieve this. Our divorce concluded within 5 months and to this day my ex-husband and I remain good friends. I am very grateful to Ros for easing the way through a very difficult time.

Mrs K – Divorce and Financial Negotiation

My divorce has been the most difficult and traumatic time in my life. However, if there is a guiding light, it is Katy. She was able to manage my emotional state, as well as professionally providing the relevant knowledge in order the get the best possible outcome for me.  I would certainly recommend her services.

Mr. D – Divorce and Financial Negotiation client

I would just like to say thank you to Katy and all at Harbour Family Law. I obviously did my research to find Harbour Family Law. Katy and her staff exceed expectation. My divorce was handled very professionally and the collaborative process is certainly to be recommended. I believe my ex-wife and myself avoided acrimony and recriminations and have remained friends. After 30 years I am so pleased that this is the case. I have seen so many friends going through adversarial divorces, I am so glad I avoided this. I cannot recommend Harbour Family Law highly enough. Thanks again.

Mr. R – Collaborative practice

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Our family law services include Divorce Proceedings, Financial Settlements, Separation & Children Issues

Harbour Family Law are Family Lawyers in Clifton (Bristol), Portishead & Clevedon

From Divorce Proceedings to Financial Settlements, Separation, Children Issues and Collaborative Practice, having many years’ experience within Family Law, Katy Zikking (Founder and Director) is known and recognised as a local specialist within Collaborative and Family Lawyer groups in the Bristol and Portishead area and can provide you with specialist advice concerning your particular case. Harbour Family Law is a modern, forward-thinking Family Solicitor practice in Bristol, Clevedon & Portishead. We understand the particular pressures and difficulties when relationships end.