Experience

Kate has significant experience of complex and high-value commercial disputes, both in the UK and overseas, most recently acting for major corporates based in France, Sweden and Slovenia. Her clients span the retail, manufacturing, aviation and energy sectors.

 

Expertise

Representative cases include:

  • Acting for major retailers in multi-billion pound claims against MasterCard and Visa
  • Acting for a global wholesaler of IT products and services in a multi-million claim arising from the worldwide Liquid Crystal Displays Cartel
  • Acting for a major power company in a multi-million claim relating to the High Voltage Power Cables cartel

Recognition

Kate is described in the legal directories as “tenacious”, “confident” and a “first rate litigator”.

Feedback on Kate’s work includes the following:

“We need to operate our business on a culture of “no surprises”. Kate fought and won a major piece of litigation, delivering an outstanding result in a seamless, cost-effective, least disruptive manner. She goes the extra mile, is a highly effective litigator and is always there when you need her.” (C.O.O. Major Corporate Client)

“Kate is a first class litigator. She is knowledgeable, practical and manages litigation superbly, inspiring confidence in clients and Counsel. She is an astute tactician; her excellent grasp of the client’s commercial objectives help her to stay one step ahead of the game. She is tenacious, proactive and commercial in her approach, unflappable under pressure and she gets results. She is also extremely charming and great fun to work with. In short, you want Kate on your side.” (Leading Counsel)

Career

Kate trained at Travers Smith in London. She joined Wragge & Co in 1999, moving to Walker Morris in 2006. Kate joined Stewarts in 2011.

Personal

Kate enjoys skiing, particularly in North America.