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Hazel Kent

Associate – Family & Divorce

Joined:2021
Admitted:2017

Expertise

Hazel is an Associate Solicitor in the Family & Divorce Law Department. She deals with all aspects of family law including divorce, matrimonial finances, separation, injunctions, declarations of parentage and special guardianship orders and has significant experience in complex Children Act proceedings.

Hazel is committed to, and passionate about, family law – in particular in relation to the welfare of children. She is regularly instructed to assist clients on private law children matters that involve complex issues such as parental alienation, intractable contact disputes or domestic abuse and she regularly applies for and responds to applications for Child Arrangement, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders. Hazel often undertakes her own advocacy on her children cases to assist clients throughout the progress of their case and provide consistency during what can be very difficult times. She applies her knowledge and experience with empathy – always striving to achieve the very best for her clients.

Hazel regularly assists clients with divorce and financial remedies and has a personal and compassionate approach when advising on issues arising from a family breakdown. She is rigorous in resolving issues as quickly and as cost-effectively as possible whilst ensuring a bespoke service is provided to her clients.

Hazel studied politics at the University of Nottingham before completing the law conversion at BPP Law School. She qualified as a solicitor at Coram Children’s Legal Centre in 2017 where she represented vulnerable children and families. She joined Hanne & Co’s Family and Divorce Law Department in 2021.

Outside of work, Hazel enjoys cooking, travelling and running, having recently completed the London Marathon.

Recent / Notable experience

Non-molestation application- Wife seeking injunction against Husband following consistent physical, sexual and verbal abuse. Non-molestation order secured for client and client is now safe.

Divorce and Finances- assisting several clients with their divorce and their financial relief applications/ financial matters.

Children- assisting several clients with their children application to either oppose applications made by the other party or trying to establish contact between the parent and the child/children.

Key Services

Family & Divorce
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What our clients are saying about Hazel Kent
Client Testimonial

You have been extremely supportive through this difficult time. You may not realise what a blessing you have been. We are forever in your debt for helping us through this tough time. Again, thank you so much for all the help you gave to us.

Client Testimonial

Thank you for being there for me when I needed help. You have been so good to me.

Client Testimonial

We are celebrating tonight. It arrived here by post and is sitting in pride of place on the kitchen table. Fantastic. A wonderful outcome. Thank you for everything you have done to make this possible.

Client Testimonial

I am endlessly thankful for your kind, extremely professional and generous support.

Counsel

As ever, thank you for all your efforts on this case, above and beyond the call of duty!