Kirstie Knight Compliance Officer

Kirstie Knight

01773 744 744
k.knight@ellis-fermor.co.uk
Kirstie Knight is based at our Ripley office

Departments

Administration

Kirstie joined the firm in 2015 as Compliance Officer. She acts as Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP), Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) and Lexcel Senior Responsible Officer.

Kirstie qualified as a solicitor in 1998 after gaining LLB(Hons) Law at the University of Sheffield and a Diploma in Legal Practice at Nottingham Law School. She is currently studying for LLM in Legal Practice.

After clerking in criminal law and a varied training contract with a high street firm Kirstie joined a specialist personal injury practice in Derbyshire. There she gained most of her post qualification experience in complex and catastrophic injury litigation, later moving into a team management role. During this time Kirstie also spent a year abroad working as a public liability lawyer in Queensland before taking time out to travel around Australia and New Zealand. At EF&N Kirstie deals with the firm’s compliance requirements and has spent a year working part-time in the Wills and Probate department assisting clients with Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Kirstie is a governor at her children’s school and in any spare time enjoys family, friends, films, books, a good TV boxset, music of all kinds, the garden and long walks in the Peak District.