Areas of Practice
- Financial Remedy
- Private Law children work
- Trusts of land
Katharine practised in Middle Temple for the early years of her career at the Bar before moving to live and work in East Anglia over 15 years ago.
Katharine takes on heavyweight financial remedy work involving various company structures, trusts, jurisdiction conflicts and foreign issues.
Her initial grounding in London in Real Property and general civil work equips her for the Trusts of Land matters……....
She has been undertaking children work for over 20 years.
What others say
"She is particularly strong in financial remedy, trusts of land and public law children cases":?Legal 500 2015
Chambers and Partners 2013 and 2014 gives her a South Eastern ranking and reviews her as follows:
"A favourite in the region, highly praised for her manner with clients. She continues to practise in all areas of family law."
Expertise: "Persuasive, honest and prepared to go the extra mile for clients."
Recent work: She has recently acted on a number of complex financial proceedings and sensitive children matters.”
Chambers and Partners 2015 reviews her as follows:
"She's extremely thorough and diligent. She's a good advocate and a good negotiator, and she's very good with clients."
Katharine is also listed in the Legal 500.
Katharine undertakes instruction from solicitors from far and wide and is willing to travel.
Katharine undertakes Direct Access work for members of the public who do not have a solicitor. She can receive documents electronically and engage in conferences through Skype, Facetime or Zoom.
Katharine can undertake and advise on creative solutions to your case such as round table conferences, representation at mediation or binding family arbitration.
Katharine lectures and provides seminars for many local solicitors and other groups on forthcoming legal changes and legal updates; she is involved with the University of East Anglia and University of Cambridge judging moots, mentoring and supporting undergraduate students and is a trustee of the Norfolk Youth Orchestra.
Pluck v Pluck  All ER (D) 367 (Oct): committal to prison of party with learning disability for disobedience of court order
Smith v Cooper  EWCA Civ 722: Trusts of Land matter involving undue influence and party represented by Official Solicitor
Re W  EWCA Civ 160: Permission to remove form jurisdiction refused