Our Team

Specialising in all areas of family law, our team is fully qualified to help with your matter, quickly and discretely. 

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Kiran Reyat

Head of Family Law / Senior Associate

Kiran is a Family Law specialist and Senior Associate who heads our Family Law Portal. Kiran is a member of Resolution and promotes a constructive approach to family issues that considers the needs of the whole family.

Having practised privately in the City and in North London, Kiran is highly experienced in divorce/financial relief proceedings, proceedings for unmarried couples and private children/family law. Kiran has extensive child law experience having acted in B (Children: Uncertain Perpetrator) [2019]  EWCA Civ 575 before the Court of Appeal and has worked for Local Authorities on public children cases. Her clients would describe Kiran as an articulate solicitor with an ability to develop creative case strategies and find innovative solutions. Having started her career as a project manager she runs her cases timely and with precision. Kiran prides herself in excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with clients whilst providing appropriate and effective legal advice at all times. 


Outside of the office Kiran enjoys playing five aside football and supporting her team Manchester United. 

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James Compton


James is the administrative Partner of the Family Law Portal and is a specialist in property effecting Family estates. He was named as a “Rising Star” in Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers, London 2014 and 2015 directories in relation to his expertise in Property. James became a Partner in 2009 and was appointed the firm’s Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration in 2019.

When not in the office James can be found cycling, watching rugby, playing the piano (badly) and motor cycling.

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Martin Barrett


Martin joined Comptons in 2003 and became a partner in 2004. He has over 25 years experience in family law including divorce, separation, cohabitation, joint ownership property disputes, TOLATA claims and nuptial agreements.

Martin’s sympathetic and pragmatic approach has helped him build his broad caseload and he assists clients in all aspects of the resolution of their dispute, whether to successful settlement or  court action when necessary.

Martin’s interest include sport (mostly spectating),  reading, travel and adventurous walking.

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Emma King

Senior Administration Assistant and Receptionist

Emma is part of our Administration Department that underpins the work we do as a firm.  The team aims to provide the highest level of professional service to ensure the smoothest experience for our clients.

Emma is likely to be your first point of contact at the firm and will refer you on to the right team member for further assistance. Emma will be on hand to happily greet you if you visit our office. Emma works incredibly hard to keep the day-to-day activities of the firm on track so we can best care for our clients.

When not in the office Emma enjoys listening to music, traveling (especially to the middle east), reading and hitting the gym.

"Never cease to amaze and always deliver more than what is expected."

Mr C - client - 2021