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.
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.
-  Claim involving the misrepresentation and misselling of solar panels.
Kate may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.