Kate Cordery


Kate has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes – with a focus on professional liability claims (particularly in the accountancy industry) and banking and finance disputes.

Kate’s practice has a particular focus on professional liability claims, most regularly involving accountants, auditors and tax advisors. She is regularly instructed by two of the Big Four in relation to civil and regulatory matters and has a clear understanding of their practice and market, having previously been seconded to a Big Four Risk Management team.

In her general commercial litigation practice, her work includes the Tchenguiz litigation – regarded as one of the most complex and high profile disputes before the English courts in recent times – and acting in the leading case on the arguability of LIBOR manipulation against banks. She has acted in claims involving complex financial instruments and has experience of interlocutory and post judgment applications.

As well as High Court litigation, Kate has experience of international and domestic arbitration and mediation.

Kate Cordery is unflappable in advising on disputes involving accountants, auditors and tax advisers.

The Legal 500 UK 2021