Katie is a specialist in commercial and property and estates law, having honed her skills at both the chancery commercial bar and in a busy international litigation practice offshore.
Katie provides advice, drafting and advocacy in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution work, including the following areas:
Examples of Katie’s commercial cases are as follows:
Whilst in practice in Jersey, Katie acted in a wide variety of complex and high-value trust and commercial litigation, often multi-jurisdictional in nature and involving insolvency and restructuring issues.
Katie deals with all aspects of property and estates work, including:
Examples of Katie’s property and estates cases are as follows:
Katie specialises in the property and affairs side of Court of Protection work, as part of her wider property, estates and chancery practice. Katie deals with a wide array of property and affairs work, including statutory wills, cases involving allegations of financial abuse, deputyship applications and authorisation of transactions and lifetime gifts. Recently, Katie has advised on a complex issue as to the limit of the Court of Protection’s jurisdiction and the most appropriate forum for the proposed proceedings, in the particular circumstances of the case.
Katie often delivers seminars and talks on topics within her areas of specialism, particularly where those overlap, most recently delivering a talk on best practice in will-drafting (when dealing with would-be testators of questionable capacity) and best practice in statutory will applications (when a would-be testator certainly lacks capacity).
Named as one of eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35 for 2015 (which lists 35 rising stars in the private client advisory professions from the UK and UK offshore)
Chancery Bar Association