Katie Summers > Howes Percival LLP > Northampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Insolvency & Corporate Recovery


Katie has over 25 years’ experience of dealing with all aspects of both personal and corporate insolvency. In particular, Katie specialises in contentious insolvency, acting predominantly for insolvency practitioner clients in pursuing Insolvency Act claims to achieve maximum recoveries for insolvency estates.

Katie returns to Howes Percival, where her legal career started in 1990, as a result of the transfer of the niche insolvency practice, Summers Nigh Law LLP, to Howes Percival in June 2017.


2017 – Howes Percival LLP (Partner)

2006 – 2017 – Summers Nigh Law LLP (Partner)

1995 -2006 – EMW Law LLP (Associate/Partner)

1990 – 1995 – Howes Percival LLP (Trainee/Solicitor)

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Howes Percival LLP‘s team is ‘diverse with a wealth of expertise‘ in all aspects of insolvency. Contentious work is a key area of strength; the practice successfully settled a claim acting for the liquidators of a company in which the directors utilised a series of tax avoidance schemes to deprive HMRC of more than £24m. Leicester’s Carl Mifflin continues to win complex high value investigative and transactional non-contentious insolvency work from insolvency practitioners. Katie Summers in Northampton specialises in antecedent claims and acting on high value bankruptcy claims for various insolvency practitioners.