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Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson
Year of call:
2011
Education:
2010
University of Manchester, LLB (Hons) (First)
2011
Nottingham Law School, BPTC (‘Outstanding’)
Career:
2012
Pupil under the supervision of Mark Gargan at No 6, Leeds
2013
Tenant at No 6
2014
Qualified to accept Public Access instructions
2014
Grade 1 Crown Prosecutor
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
2018
Attorney General's Regional Panel - C Panel Bar Pro Bono Unit - Pro Bono Champion
Memberships:
Personal Injury Bar Association
Northern Circuit Chancery Bar Association
Awards:
2009
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Child Law
2010
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Reform
2010
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Mental Health Law
2010
Inner Temple Exhibition Scholarship
2010
Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship

Kate deals with all aspects of indemnity disputes including motor, businesses and property. She regularly represents major insurers in alleged civil fraud, low-velocity- impact (LVI) cases, credit hire, and exaggerated personal injury (PI) claims. Kate prides herself on her meticulous preparation and she appears on a number of insurer panels. She is regularly instructed to attend fast-track trials in such matters, in addition to maintaining a busy paper practice.

Kate undertakes work at all stages and is happy to advise on procedure and tactics. She is familiar with representing defendants at contested interlocutory applications including: applications for specific disclosure, applications to strike out, applications to resile from admissions, CMCs, CCMCs, applications regarding medical evidence, and costs arguments. Kate is also regularly instructed in relation to applications regarding Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (“QOCs”) and allegations of fundamental dishonesty.

She is prepared to advise and draft detailed defences in cases where fraud is alleged or imputed, or in suspicious cases where a robust defence is required. Kate is able to complete complex instructions promptly.

Kate provides bespoke training to her instructing solicitors and members of the insurance industry.

Notable case

  • P v Aviva [2016] proceedings struck out for delay and late service of medical evidence; QOCS disapplied at first instance; successfully represented the Defendant on appeal;

Public Access

Kate may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Kate’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250