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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’s practice covers a wide range of commercial and chancery litigation, and she is regularly instructed in matters arising out of contractual disputes, sales of goods, and property disputes including nuisance and tree root subsidence claims. Kate is meticulous in her preparation and has a strong analytical approach. She is keen to develop her practice in these areas as well as in probate, Inheritance Act and TOLATA cases.

Property

Kate has broad experience of civil litigation involving all property and housing matters, acting for both public and private landlords as well as tenants and other occupiers of housing.

Kate has a keen interest in work concerning the legal and beneficial ownership of real property.

She has experience of advising, drafting proceedings and representing clients in cases involving adverse possession, boundary disputes, easements, mortgages, and trusts of land.

Kate has experience of nuisance and in particular tree-root subsidence claims.

Social Housing, Landlord and Tenant

Kate has a keen interest in housing litigation. Her practice covers landlord and tenant disputes, including claims for possession of land, unlawful eviction, disrepair and succession. She is often instructed to represent social and private landlords and tenants in claims with issues relating to harassment, breaches of covenants and nuisance.

She has particular experience acting for local authorities and social landlords in obtaining injunctions arising out of antisocial behaviour and subsequent breach proceedings including committals.

Kate’s civil practice includes advising and representing both landlords and tenants in respect of claims made under the Defective Premises Act 1972, Highways Act 1980 and Occupier’s Liability Acts.

Notable case

  • [2014] Claim involving the misrepresentation and misselling of solar panels.

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