To instruct Katy please contact our clerks on +44 (0)20 7842 5555 or email [email protected].
Katy Handley is a junior tenant at 4 Pump Court with a broad commercial law practice and experience in both domestic and international disputes.
Katy has been instructed in a variety of construction, technology, and professional negligence claims in both the County Court and the TCC, and is also regularly instructed in admiralty matters. Clients have described her as “well prepared, clear and methodical” and “able to cope well with the unexpected”.
Katy’s experience includes:
Katy is regularly instructed as sole counsel to draft pleadings and appear in construction matters in the TCC. She has experience in cladding disputes and in-depth knowledge of the implications of the Building Safety Act 2022. In the 4 Pump Court Construction Newsletter, Katy has provided an update on key changes brought in by this act.
Katy has experience in complex commercial disputes, in both litigation and arbitration, often with an international flavour. She has assisted with numerous service out and substituted service applications and advised on the application of the service convention post-Brexit. She has recently given a talk, with Stephen Cogley KC and Laurence Page, on the main issues surrounding service in and service out in the context of actions in fraud.
Katy is regularly instructed to advise and act by banks, particularly in the context of AML regulations and consumer credit agreements. She also has experience acting for insured parties and assisting leading insurers and insurance brokers within the UK market.
Katy has experience in a broad range of professional negligence claims, particularly claims brought against building contractors, surveyors, and engineers.
Katy is regularly instructed in admiralty proceedings and to draft pleadings in complex shipping disputes, often with an international element.
For help and advice talk to a member of our clerking team. They can advise on the best options for your matter.
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