Kathryn heads the Fraud Defence, Contentious Tax and White Collar Crime & Investigations Division. A specialist in civil fraud and investigations, Kathryn and her team have been involved in some of the most high-profile and complex fraud cases before the English Courts in recent times. Named in The Lawyer's Hot 100 for 2021, recommended by Legal 500 and Band 2 in Chambers & Partners for civil fraud, Kathryn's recent cases representation of a Middle Eastern former government employee in relation to alleged secret commissions of approximately some $800m, of a businessman in relation to a $2bn claim brought by a sovereign wealth fund, and of an individual in global proceedings with civil and criminal investigations in three separate jurisdictions.
Kathryn regularly manages matters spanning multiple jurisdictions and of a highly sensitive nature. She is used to offering comprehensive strategic advice to anyone facing a civil claim while simultaneously being investigated by prosecution agencies, employers, the Inland Revenue and both UK and foreign regulators. She is praised by Chambers & Partners for her ability to provide "experienced guidance in hugely complex matters combined with a fine tactical overview". Kathryn is a director of the Fraud’s Women’s Network (FWN), a co-founder of the Firm’s Criminal Law Panel and is often called upon to act as a supervising solicitor.