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Katherine McQuail

| Call 1989

Profile: Overview

Katherine has a traditional Chancery practice and is consistently recommended by the legal directories as a leading junior for traditional Chancery and private client, trusts and probate work and is also recommended for Court of Protection expertise. Katherine really enjoys solving the legal problems that each client’s unique circumstances present.


Experience and Expertise

Katherine has a practice that covers a wide range of traditional Chancery work.

Katherine has particular experience and expertise in relation to all aspects of trusts, wills, inheritance and estate administration. In addition, she has been involved in numerous Court of Protection cases.

She also advises and litigates about property matters including mortgage and landlord and tenant cases.

Partnership disputes are another area in which Katherine has significant experience.

Katherine also deals with professional negligence cases, typically arising out of her core areas of practice.


Cases and Work of Note



Recent directory editorial comment has included the following:



Professional Negligence in Wills, Probate and Tax Planning

Gifts, the Provision of Maintenance and Statutory Wills in the Court of Protection

Testamentary Capacity

Mistakes in Will Drafting



BA (Oxon)



Chancery Bar Association; ACTAPS; Professional Negligence Bar Association; STEP.



Member of Lexis PSL Private Client Consulting Editorial Board


Other Details

VAT Registration Number: 524262076

Bar Membership Number: 24808


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The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms
Chambers 2019

Katherine McQuail
"A no-nonsense, sharp-witted, easy-to-deal-with junior who is a good first port of call. She has a first-class mind."

Chambers UK