Katie trained at Stevens & Bolton and joined the dispute resolution department in 2002 on qualification. She became a senior associate in 2008.
Katie advises as lead associate on major commercial disputes and corporate litigation. Katie is an expert in the field of minority shareholder oppression and has been involved in numerous substantial shareholder claims over the past 15 years. She has a broad range of experience in all aspects of shareholder litigation, acting for both majority shareholders and minority shareholders in a number of reported cases. Katie has co-written a number of articles related to minority shareholder protection and has spoken on this topic.
Katie is a member of our entrepreneur sector team and in addition to shareholder disputes Katie regularly advises on a broad range of corporate issues including claims relating to breaches of directors’ duties and breaches of fiduciary duties. Katie also advises in relation to partnership disputes in both traditional partnerships and LLPs. In all cases Katie works closely with the corporate team to provide early pre-emptive advice to try and prevent disputes arising. In addition, she is often called upon to advise on disputes concerning business ownership as they are emerging to minimise the risk of claims being brought.