Kate is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She regularly acts for individuals in bringing and defending claims against estates, including claims for lack of capacity, want of knowledge and approval and undue influence. She also has broad experience in fraud and forgery claims and professional negligence relating to wills and trusts, as well as claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. She also has expertise in claims involving trusts, acting for and advising professional and lay-trustees, as well as beneficiaries. Kate also acts in complex and high value commercial claims, including civil fraud cases and multi-jurisdictional disputes.
Kate trained and qualified at Kingsley Napley in 2014 and became a senior associate in 2019.
Kate is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). Kate is also an active member of the Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA) and has been a Committee Member since 2017.
Kate regularly writes on trust and estate issues and developments, her content having been picked up and republished by other publications including Today’s Wills & Probate, ePrivateClient and LexisNexis.