Kingsley Napley is pleased to announce that Sital Fontenelle has been appointed to Head the Family & Divorce team with effect from 1 March 2024.
Sita Fontenellel, has been a partner with Kingsley Napley since 2018 and specialises in the complex financial aspects of a divorce, negotiating and drafting of nuptial agreements as well as private children law cases. Sital typically acts for high net worth individuals, often on cases involving an international dimension, offshore trusts, family businesses, inherited wealth or asset tracing. She is also highly experienced in complex children cases.
Sital is a member of the Resolution Cohabitation committee and regularly speaks at international conferences on wealth protection and trusts.
Sital succeeds Charlotte Bradley who is stepping back from team management responsibilities after 10 years to focus on client work. Charlotte is unique in being Band 1 ranked in the legal directories in three different areas of expertise; Ultra High Net Worth Finance, Family/Children Law, and Mediation. She is an accredited mediator and co-author of the go-to textbook on Schedule 1 for family law practitioners.
Linda Woolley, Managing Partner at Kingsley Napley, said:
“I would like to thank Charlotte for her decade-long superb stewardship of our Family & Divorce team and wish Sital well with her new responsibilities. The team is highly respected by peers and clients alike, combining legal excellence with a strong compassion for their clients who often come to us at a difficult time in their lives. I am confident Sital will preserve and continue that legacy whilst embracing the changes ahead for family lawyers, both legislative and societal.”