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Kirsten Collings, Partner

Kirsten Collings qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and after several years of experience joined Bakers Solicitors in 2005. Kirsten became a partner in 2012.

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor Kirsten ran a successful insurance business based in Buxton. Kirsten's experience and passion is Criminal Law and representing Family Law clients who face involvement from social services.  Kirsten qualified as a Higher Court Advocate in 2011 meaning that Kirsten can represent clients in the Crown Court. Kirsten undertakes a range of magistrates court, Crown Court, High Court and Court of Appeal defence work. Kirsten has a vast amount of experience in dealing with a range of matters right through to complex and serious crimes.

Kirsten gives everything for her clients and has an enviable reputation that results in many of our clients requesting her personally.  In 2011 Kirsten was instrumental in the acquittal of a mother from Buxton accused of murdering her two children in a house fire. 

Kirsten is a member of the High Peak Duty Solicitor scheme. She assists people at the Police Station offering a 24 hour service and has a breadth of experience with assisting people being investigated for the most serious offences including rape and murder.  Kirsten is highly regarded and recognised as an expert in her field and should be the first person you call if you find yourself in conflict with the police.

Kirsten can be contacted directly by email: kcollings@bakers-solicitors.com


  • "First class professional service. I would recommend you and would like to thank Kirsten Collings for her excellent job of representing me."

  • "On behalf of the FCA's.. I would like to say how impressed they are with you..the calmness which you bring to the case and also how informed you are on particularly complicated issues from a legal perspective"

  • "I had been told I had little chance of winning my case but David had his own views on this. It was a long case but we won...David knows his stuff and is dedicated to his case and clients"

  • "Just like to thank all who worked on my case and Ian for instructing excellent counsel"

  • "Kirsten has always given me her all. Thank you!!!"

  • "Bakers fought my corner all the way. He put me at ease throughout the Police investigation and made me feel like I was not alone."

  • "Tony Dales was really impressive. I never felt like I was dealing with you for the first time. My case was dealt with proper care and passion. I would definitely recommend Bakers Solicitors as I was very impressed"

  • I couldn't have possibly have had a better lawyer than yourself to help me through such an agonising process. You have made the whole experience more palletable.

  • "All the staff at Bakers Solicitors are kind, courteous, proficient and knowledgeable. I wouldn’t think twice of having them represent me or my family or friends"

  • "If anyone I know needs a solicitor – I would most definitely recommend Bakers"

  • I would just like to say thank you for everything you have done i know its your job but the way you treated me I can't thank you enough. To you and everyone at Bakers I would just like to say thank you.

  • "It's all thanks to David. I never thought I'd see the day I had my little girl living with me again and I owe my now happy life to him"

  • "I worried about sharing my issues with anyone but found it easy to talk to and listen to anyone and everyone who helped"

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