Therasa Kenny « McAlister Family Law


Therasa Kenny


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Thomas Edison

Meet Therasa

Therasa has worked in Family Law team for more than a decade, beginning her career in the Law as a paralegal, going onto to enrolling on the CILEx course in order to train as a legal executive, graduating in 2013.  During this time, she worked predominantly on child protection matters, focusing on both private and public law cases.

Throughout her career, Therasa has represented a wide range of clients, including local authorities, parents, grandparents and extended family members.  Currently, her focus is on Local Authority matters and works closely with social workers, building strong relationships and providing pragmatic and clear advice, her areas of specialism being Care proceedings (inc. pre proceedings), contact disputes/child arrangement orders, discharge of care proceedings, adoption, special Guardianship Orders and NAI and FII

Therasa has worked on a number of complex family matters including non-accidental Injuries, high level CSE and multifaceted immigration issues. 

Press and publications

You can read her most recent blog post on the subject of taking your child abroad when your surnames are different here.

Legal Team

Legal Team

With over sixty years combined experience, our aim is to settle your matter as quickly, amicably and fairly as possible. 

Carla Thompson


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Isabelle Chatterton

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