Kate Jackson Mediator

Kate is listed as a leading mediator in the current editions of The Legal 500 (where she is ranked in Band 1), Chambers and Partners Directory (Band 1) and Who’s Who Legal (included in the 5 ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’ in England).

Qualified as a lawyer both in England & Wales and also in New York, Kate has been a CEDR accredited mediator since 2005 and has successfully mediated disputes in a variety of commercial sectors including banking, general commercial, insurance, intellectual property, employment, private client, public sector, real estate and professional negligence.

Kate is experienced in handling high value, high profile disputes and is able to understand new and complex cases quickly. Her clients have ranged from large public and international companies, where Kate is used to dealing at CEO and board level, to individuals with personal grievances.

Commercial, innovative and numerate

Kate has over 20 years of dispute resolution experience, previously practising as a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in both London (with Allen & Overy LLP) and in New York (with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP). She has also spent 2 periods working as a lawyer in investment banks, a 6 month secondment to Morgan Stanley’s New York in-house Institutional Securities litigation team in 2000 and 2 months with Barclays’ Corporate and Investment Banking litigation team in 2012.

In addition to her commercial mediation practice, Kate is also an active member of the approved panel of mediators for the London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and has been appointed to the Court of Appeal Mediator Panel.