Cate Maguire > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kingsley Napley LLP
KNIGHTS QUARTER
14 ST JOHN'S LANE
LONDON
EC1M 4AJ
England

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Work Department

Family & Divorce

Position

Cate advises on matters including divorce and civil partnership dissolution, associated financial issues and issues surrounding children. She has particular experience of dealing with complex jurisdiction disputes, having worked on cases involving jurisdictions as varied as eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), Malaysia and Italy. She also has a strong network of overseas contacts, including in Australia and Canada, and spent time living and working in South Korea before beginning her legal career. As a result, she has a clear understanding of the particular issues facing international families, as well as the strategic issues at play in jurisdictional disputes. She also has a wealth of experience in dealing with complex trust and corporate structures and issues of company values, both in relation to domestic and cross-jurisdictional entities. Her high profile cases include representing Pauline Chai in the long-running Chai v Peng jurisdiction dispute, and Michelle Young in the Young v Young divorce.

Career

Cate is an associate at Kingsley Napley. She joined the firm in 2019, having trained at Vardags.

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Education

BA in Law from Downing College, University of Cambridge.