About the partners

here to guide your journey

My Life Collective Partners

Are the individuals who sit at the heart of the Collective – supporting your needs and managing your journey.

The four Partners have very unique and diverse life experiences. Together they offer valuable global connections, knowledge and access.

They are responsible for building your support team. The will put you first, providing an exceptional personal experience throughout your difficult journey.  They manage every aspect on your behalf – from the legal and financial process to your living arrangements and personal well-being.  Delivering a holistic and collaborative approach to ensure your entire situation is taken into consideration.

Kate Kirkman

Client Management | Marketing & Brand

Kate started her career in London in fine art publishing followed by joining the marketing department at ITV.  Her next move was to Lambie Nairn, an International brand agency, working as a Client Director specialising in advertising and branding for international media clients including the BBC, ITV, FIFA and the UK Government.

10 years ago she became a professional photographer working with well loved stars of the stage and screen. Kate was a high profile figure in the UK, representing both Nikon and Sony as an Ambassador as well as being a magazine columnist, contributor and a speaker at industry events.

Brent Kirkman - Partner at My Life Collective

Brent Kirkman

IT Management | Finance

Brent started his career as a naval officer in navigation and logistics.  After leaving the Navy he has spent 30 years in global IT, architecting systems for the fashion, media, news and retail industries.  Using his extensive IT experience Brent has created a modern and efficient client management system to ensure that both the client and the wider Collective are always fully connected and informed.

Brent is a also a filmmaker and has represented Sony as a European Imaging Ambassador creating work for the Royal Palaces and celebrity clients.


Kate and Brent got married in 2018 and by doing so became a blended family of six   Kate’s divorce from her ex-husband took over four years and resulted in court proceedings relating to the financial order.  Brent got divorced in South Africa and opted, regrettably, to go it alone without legal advice    They both learnt a huge amount about divorce, legal systems, the financial implications and ongoing reality of co-parenting and step-parenting.  They use this experience to help their clients understand the journey, timelines and issues surrounding divorce – particularly where children are concerned.  Kate is an Associate Member of Resolution.


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