Kelly Pougher

Family Solicitor



Kelly qualified as a solicitor in 2004. She is a highly skilled lawyer with a formidable reputation within the profession. Kelly was an Associate Solicitor with an award-winning Firm before joining My Business Counsel.


Kelly demonstrates unquestionable commitment to all of her clients and has been repeatedly mentioned in the industry guide ‘Legal 500’ as a Recommended Lawyer where she is described as ‘a tough litigator’ and ‘gives realistic advice to her clients’,


Kelly advises on all aspects of family law, with particular experience in dealing with cases involving complex legal issues, cases with significant wealth and intricate asset structures including multi-million-pound companies and complicated pension assets.


Kelly has also had the privilege of working on cases involving convoluted children’s arrangements.


A particular focus for Kelly is to raise awareness for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [SEND] within the Family Courts. Having personal experience of supporting a child on the Autism Spectrum, Kelly knows only too well how important it is for there to be complete understanding of each family’s needs.


Kelly’s dedication to making sure that she fully understands how the needs of each child impacts on both the immediate family, siblings and the wider family is testament to her tenacious approach to her cases and the support which she gives to her clients. Kelly is a member of various organisations and is linked to many professionals within the SEND arena and she is well read on this topic having also written several articles. Kelly also took the lead on developing a SEND sector at her previous firm.


Kelly’s primary objective is to make sure that her clients are fully supported throughout their journey.



BUSINESS PRACTICE: Family & Matrimonial

Kelly has experience in the following areas:


  • Divorce
  • Wide range of Financial Remedy cases including but not limited to the following:

-Multi-million-pound companies, including sale and acquisition;

-Significant pension assets;

-Significant post separation accrual;

-Modest cases with limited capital and income and colossal debt;

-Assets outside of the jurisdiction;

-Maintenance pending suit applications;

-Co-habitee disputes;

-Pre-Nuptial Agreements;

-Living together agreements;

*Complex child arrangement applications involving children with special educational needs disabilities.

-Applications involving grandparents;

-Applications involving third party intervenors;

-Separation Agreements;

-Cases involving the dissipation/preservation assets;

-Emergency Injunction applications.



BUSINESS PRACTICE: Family & Matrimonial


  • Member of the National Autistic Society
  • Member of Resolution




BUSINESS PRACTICE: Family & Matrimonial


Kelly Pougher who works on financial proceedings and is a ‘tough litigator’ and ‘gives realistic advice to her clients’. Pougher also has ‘the ability to fully understand and articulate clearly issues concerning children with special educational needs’.


Legal 500 2018


BUSINESS PRACTICE: Family & Matrimonial


BUSINESS PRACTICE: Family & Matrimonial