Kate Smith - Solicitor

Kate deals with a range of medium value cases including orthopaedic claims, delays in diagnosis of cancer and surgical errors. Kate has a special interest in representing and supporting families through the Inquest process.

Kate is highly organised in her approach and passionate in her search for justice. Kate prides herself in being a strong and supportive advocate for her clients.

Having achieved a first-class law degree, Kate completed her legal practice certificate whilst working full-time as a paralegal at a London firm.

Kate joined our Medical Negligence team in 2014 as a paralegal supporting Sharon Allison as well as running her own case load as part of the Express Resolution team. With time discounted for her prior experience, Kate completed her training contract with Ashtons Legal over 18 months and in March 2018 she qualified as a solicitor back into the Medical Negligence team where she now works closely with Ben Ward, Senior Associate.