- Recommended Lawyer for 'Product liability: defendant (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
Katherine is a partner in our London office and co-Chair of Kennedys’ International Arbitration Group.
Katherine specialises in insurance, reinsurance and general commercial dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration including Bermuda Form and alternative dispute resolution) in the London and international markets. She often works on complex, high value, multi-jurisdiction disputes.
Her comprehensive insurance and reinsurance practice sees her act for reinsurers and brokers in the UK and international markets. Katherine’s main areas of expertise include property, liability, casualty, construction and engineering, onshore energy, fine art and specie, financial institutions, D&O and professional liability (particularly in respect of brokers’ negligence). She regularly deals with matters including law and jurisdiction, policy coverage, aggregation, subrogation, fraud and enforcement.
Katherine also acts for commercial clients in relation to UK and international contractual and tortuous disputes. She has been involved in a number of high profile and commercially sensitive matters, as well as a multitude of cases involving fraud.
As a result of her experience and having undertaken four secondments in the London market, she has considerable expertise in the practical and commercial aspects affecting the handling of claims and litigation.
Katherine is an Accredited Mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and is presently training to become an arbitrator. She is also an Executive Committee Member of the International Fine Art and Specie Insurance Conference and a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.