Kate Richmond successfully defends a claim for breach of data protection - Feb 2019
Kate is developing a successful and varied practice across the full range of civil work in Chambers. She accepts instructions in a range of common law matters including Property, Landlord & Tenant, Commercial, Personal Injury, Probate and Trusts. She has a broad experience of civil advocacy including mortgage possession, landlord and tenant, personal insolvency, debt recovery, charging orders, orders for sale, interim applications and infant approval hearings.
Kate acts for a full range of clients including individuals, insurers, charities, finance companies and local authorities. She is commended for her considered approach to client care and commercial awareness.
Kate appears in Court on an almost daily basis and has developed strong advocacy skills as a result. She has also been instructed to provide advice on a range of matters relating to property, employment and contracts.
Prior to joining chambers, Kate worked as a Court Advocate and “LawBrief” providing advocacy, advice and drafting services to small and medium enterprises in relation to contracts, commercial property and employment matters. She also provided pro-bono representation for the Camden Community Law Centre as an Employment Advocate and as a Duty Adviser at Willesden County Court.Property, Landlord & Tenant
Kate has experience of a variety of Property Law matters and accepts instructions in all aspects of property litigation. She has acted in residential and commercial possession proceedings in claims against both tenants (Landlord & Tenant) and mortgagors. Kate provides added insight from her previous roles along with a pragmatic and commercially sensitive approach. Kate also receives instructions to advise freeholders, leaseholders and tenants on service charge disputes.
- Acted for a Defendant to a Housing Trust application for an anti-social behaviour order injunction and possession order which was listed for 7 days;
- Acted for a Tenant in possession proceedings which involved a lengthy ownership dispute;
- Advised on the service charge liability of a leaseholder for a potential claim for the determination of service charges;
- Advised a Defendant to a claim for service charges on issues relating to challenging the validity of a Lease.
Kate has represented Claimants and Defendants in small claim and fast track claims regarding contractual disputes involving a range of business, commercial and private matters. Kate is instructed in consumer credit matters and credit hire claims.
Kate is developing her expertise in financial services litigation associated with insurance, commercial, business, motor and consumer finance. Prior to becoming a tenant, she regularly represented clients within the financial services industry in debt recovery and enforcement proceedings. She is adept at understanding the interrelationship between the issues that can arise involving complex financial products and transactions. Kate aims to find solutions which protect her client’s interests and maintain their business relationships.
Kate receives instructions in claims for unfair relationships in consumer credit contracts under the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
Data protection and data privacy:
Kate has advised and represented clients in matters relating to data protection, in particular, regarding subject access requests, data breaches and the placement and removal of credit markers on individual credit files.
Kate has experience in Personal Injury actions for both Claimants and Defendants. She is proficient at resolving liability disputes and provides clear, considered advocacy in Court.
Kate has a keen interest in cases involving trusts of land and cohabitation disputes. She has represented parties in TOLATA applications and has experience of cases where there is an overlap between property and private family law matters.
Kate has built on her previous experience of employment disputes and receives instructions in the full range of Employment & Equality work. She acts for both Claimants and Respondents.
Kate has appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Employment Tribunal and County Court.
- Acted for a sous chef in a successful indirect religious discrimination and harassment claim listed for 3 days at the Central London Employment Tribunal;
- Successfully resisted an appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal relating to grounds for justifying indirect discrimination;
- Provided advice regarding Settlement Agreements and related negotiations.
Kate has developed a growing practice in private family law proceedings in both the County Court and High Court. She regularly represents both Applicants and Respondents in applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issues Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders.
Cheer on 1COR at the Brighton Metro Bank Pool League - Jan 2019
1COR’s Contract & Commercial Seminar with Paul Ashwell and Kate Richmond - Nov 2018
Kate Richmond speaks to aspiring barristers at the University of Sussex - Oct 2018
Cheer on our team in the Brighton Legal Walk 2018! - Sep 2018
Kate Richmond successful in appeal for charity regarding dog ownership - Aug 2018
Essential Guidance & Top Tips with Scott Storey and Kate Richmond - Jun 2018
Tim Bergin, Michael Walker and Kate Richmond swimming in the Lions Swimarathon 2018 - Mar 2018
Litigant in Person’s status is clarified by the Supreme Court - Mar 2018
1COR Brighton juniors speak to aspiring lawyers at the University of Brighton Law Ball - Mar 2018
Raising money for London Legal Support Trust - Jun 2017