Katharine Danks > Howes Percival LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Agriculture and Estates




Katharine is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association which recognises her detailed knowledge of various aspects of agricultural and rural issues including trusts, taxation, land law, agricultural holdings, Town and Country Planning and the Common Agricultural Policy. Katharine has experience in acting for landowners, landlords, tenants and lenders in respect of agricultural property matters including agricultural holdings act advice, farm business tenancies, acquisitions and disposals (including overage, options and other strategic land agreements) and secured lending on agricultural land and entitlements.

Katharine has led complex matters for agricultural clients involving agricultural and rural property, tax and trusts issues.

Katharine trained at Eversheds LLP and qualified into the Real Estate Development team in 2006. Post-qualification Katharine gained over three years’ experience at Eversheds dealing with a range of property matters, from complex promotion and option agreements to deeds of easement and reports on title. Katharine joined Howes Percival LLP in January 2014.

  • 2019 – Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2017 – 2019: Howes Percival LLP, Director
  • 2015 – 2017: Howes Percival LLP, Associate
  • 2014 – 2015: Howes Percival LLP, Solicitor
  • 2006 – 2011: Eversheds, Solicitor
  • 2004 – 2006: Eversheds, Trainee Solicitor

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Next Generation Partners)

Katharine DanksHowes Percival LLP

The estates group at Howes Percival LLP  in Norwich acts primarily for substantial landowners, trusts and partnerships. It handles agricultural property matters including farm and estate sales, purchases and tenancies, long-term funding, environmental schemes and the registration of titles. Its estate management work for landed estates is closely tied to the firm’s expertise in tax planning, succession issues and farming partnerships. Catherine Scott leads the estates practice and the private client services group. Wealth management specialist Stuart Maggs also plays a key role in the practice. Newly promoted partner Katharine Danks is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association.