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Katie Longstaff

Call: 2013


Katie Longstaff is a commercial and insolvency barrister, who has been consistently ranked in the legal directories since being recognised as a leading junior in Chambers UK Bar and a rising star by Legal 500 UK Bar. She is regarded as “a first choice” (Insolvency, Legal 500 UK Bar 2022), is “brilliant under pressure” and is “a barrister who really knows her stuff” (Chambers UK Bar 2022).

Katie’s practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial and insolvency work for international and domestic clients, across a wide range of sectors (including financial services and real estate). She has notable expertise in cross-border insolvency matters and regularly appears as sole counsel in the High Court.
She is a contributing author to the Personal Insolvency volumes of Atkins Court Forms and to Insolvency Litigation: A Practical Guide, 3rd Ed.

"She holds intellectual clout and commerciality in equal measure."
Insolvency, Legal 500 UK Bar 2021