Katherine joined Kingsley Napley’s Dispute Resolution team in September 2012. She specialises in commercial dispute resolution and has broad experience acting for both individuals and corporate clients in relation to a wide range of disputes including contractual, professional negligence, contentious trust and probate (including cross-border disputes), fraud and reputation management.
Katherine frequently acts for claimants in obtaining injunctive relief and for defendants in opposing or discharging injunctions.
Katherine had a previous career in the media before completing the GDL and LPC at the College of Law London (Distinction). She trained at Kingsley Napley LLP. Katherine has recently completed the ACTAPS Associate Course and is recommended in the Legal 500, 2016.
Areas of expertise
Commercial and Contractual Disputes;
Contentious Probate and Trust Disputes (including cross-border disputes);
Obtaining Injunctive Relief;
Defamation and Privacy;
Acting for beneficiaries and personal representatives in a range of inheritance and probate claims, including cases where wills have been challenged on the grounds of forgery, incapacity or undue influence or because they have not been validly executed and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975;
Acting on behalf of the Solicitors Regulation Authority in relation to various proceedings pursued by the Claimants to challenge the Law Society’s intervention into their practices;
Acting for clients obtaining or opposing freezing injunctions;
Acting in professional negligence claim against a mortgage broker and an accountant;
Acting for a client defending a claim for negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation.
Acting in a broad cross range of contractual disputes;
Acting for a number of high profile clients in the media, sport and entertainment industry, including advising on defamation, harassment and privacy law.