Terina Kiss

About Terina Kiss

Terina Kiss is a Family Lawyer and Member of Resolution specialising in divorce law and matrimonial financial remedy since 2015.  Terina also has experience of private children matters, probate and being able to adapt to any area of law following her legal training at Bar School.

Initially, Terina was Called to the Bar of England and Wales as a Barrister and obtained two scholarships, The Sir Thomas More Scholarship from her Inn of Court, Lincoln’s Inn and The Director of BPP Law from her then Law School BPP for outstanding academic achievement.  Terina is also a scholarly member of the Lord Denning Society, Lincoln’s Inn, London.

Following qualification Terina initially worked for Humberside Police within the legal services unit and covert authorities bureau before being asked to work in private practice in a North Lincolnshire law firm.  In order to practice law within the private arena Terina chose to cross qualify by submitting her copious work experience to obtain automatic rights as a FILEx and to be on her feet as soon as possible within private practice.  Terina now has aspirations to become a family judge and help her profession in anyway she can.

Family Law

Terina is more than capable of seeing a private family matter through from start to finish to ensure continuity, believing that in such difficult times a consistent face is paramount and in her client’s best interests.  She likes to establish a relaxed and friendly relationship with her clients whilst maintaining a professional approach.

Terina has the ability and advocacy experience to represent her clients at court from the First through to the Final Hearing within Financial Remedy Proceedings.  Terina will always strive in the first instance to reach a negotiated settlement with the other party in order to avoid unnecessary court proceedings; always striving to achieve the best possible outcome given each individual client’s case. Besides divorce and related financial matters, Terina also specialises in, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, separation agreements, property disputes between unmarried couples, and civil partnership matters.

Education

LLb Law Degree, The University of Hull, 2007

Lincoln’s Inn, Inn of Court, London

Lord Denning Society Scholarly Member, Lincoln’s Inn, London

Sir Thomas More Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, London, 2008

Director of BPP Scholarship, BPP Law School, 2008

Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School, Leeds, 2010

Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 2010

Interests

Terina has a keen interest in sport having competed for Great Britain and England with her chosen sport of karate, wado ryu.  She obtained her black belt at the age of 15 and was the European Kata Champion twice and has competed in both individual and team kumite at both national and international level in countries across Europe and Great Britain.  Terina even appeared on a BBC programme demonstrating karate!

These days Terina prefers to take part in other sports such a mountain biking and skiing, which she has done across Europe and Canada – with the Rockies being her favourite.  As a little bit of an adrenaline junkie, Terina also rode motocross and had her own motocross bike, until a few injuries persuaded her a glass of red and chilling by a log fire was really the more adult way to progress!

Terina can regularly be found supporting her 10 year old son playing rugby union and taking part in his many sporting activities such as judo and swimming.