Kevin Smith


Kevin is a Partner and Head of the Commercial and Commercial Property Departments. Kevin is based at the Petersfield office and is the firm’s Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration.

Work Areas

Kevin is a Company Commercial, Commercial Law and Commercial Property specialist. This includes advising clients in connection with Employment issues that arise as part of Commercial transactions.

As well as practicing in Construction and Engineering Law, Kevin is also a highly experienced Residential Property lawyer.

Career History

Kevin started out as a Trainee Solicitor at Neale Turk Rochfort in 1998 qualifying as a Solicitor in 2000.  Four years after qualifying he joined Bell Pope and then spent a year at Dutton Gregory.  Kevin joined MacDonald Oates LLP in 2007 and became a Partner in 2012.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Kevin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

He is also a Member of Hampshire Incorporated Law Society.


In his spare time Kevin enjoys gardening, travelling, golf and community activities.

T: 01730 268211
Office: Petersfield

Position: Partner and Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration
Qualifications: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the RICS
Expertise: Company & Commercial, Commercial and Residential Property