Katherine has appeared as sole counsel in the Companies Court and is regularly instructed as a junior in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Key cases include a fraud claim arising out of a series of currency index swaps (led by Farhaz Kahn KC and Kate Holderness) and defending a major food manufacturer against a €37m claim for breach of tax warranties (led by Will Day).
During pupillage, Katherine worked on a broad variety of matters spanning Chambers’ practice areas. These include assisting with the statement of response in an arbitration concerning the function of blockchain technology and an application for permission to appeal in litigation concerning a relational contract.
Katherine also has experience advising on commercial litigation in the DIFC, as sole counsel.
Katherine holds a First-Class degree in Human, Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge, receiving several academic scholarships. She achieved a Distinction on the Graduate Diploma in Law and was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn, receiving the Prince of Wales Scholarship. Before coming to 3VB she worked as a visiting lecturer at City, University of London, teaching Public Law and advocacy skills.