Katherine (Kate) Traynor

Call 2019

traynor@exchangechambers.co.uk

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Commercial

Kate’s experience of commercial litigation is beyond her year of call.

Kate has a busy commercial practice and typically represents clients both in-person and remotely in the County Court and High Court. Kate represents clients in claims at all track levels and has experience in high value, multi-track claims.

Kate is regularly instructed to advise upon, draft and attend procedural applications, including applications for relief from sanctions; applications for injunctive relief; contempt of court applications; and applications to set aside default judgments. Kate also attends PTRs, ENEs, CMCs and CCMCs.

In addition to her Court experience, Kate’s drafting experience encompasses various areas of law, including breach of contract, tort, trusts, misrepresentation, banking and finance and construction and engineering work. Her practice also extends to advising and representing clients in wills matters.

Recent work Kate has undertaken includes:

  • Fast-track trials concerning the enforcement of trust documents, historic loan agreements, debt recovery and the enforceability of a construction contract.
  • Multi-track trials concerning boundary disputes and enforcement of trust documents.
  • Strike out/summary judgment applications, as well as relief from sanction applications.
  • Defending payment protection claims following the Supreme Court decision in Plevin.

Kate also has an interest in tax and is currently undertaking her ATT and CTA exams, with a view to developing her practice in this area further. Kate has provided advice regarding the Inheritance Tax and treatment of pensions for an estate worth in excess of £1.3 million.