Kate Salter > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kingsley Napley LLP
20 Bonhill Street

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Kate is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She regularly acts for individuals in bringing and defending claims against estates, including claims for lack of capacity, want of knowledge and approval and undue influence. She also has broad experience in fraud and forgery claims and proceedings in the Court of Protection, as well as professional negligence claims relating to wills and trusts, and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. Kate also works on a number of complex and high value commercial claims, including contractual disputes and civil fraud cases.

Kate regularly writes on trust and estate issues and developments, her content having been picked up and republished by other publications including Today’s Wills & Probate, ePrivateClient and LexisNexis.


Kate trained and qualified at Kingsley Napley in 2014 and became a senior associate in 2019.


Kate is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). Kate is also an active member of the Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA) and has been a Committee Member since 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Rising stars)

Kate SalterKingsley Napley LLP

The team at Kingsley Napley LLP is extremely strong, full of focus and drive and committed to delivering a first-rate client service. They are led by the absolutely brilliant Ryan Mowat’. The group is recommended for its skill at handling high-net-worth private client litigation matters, combined with the firm’s expertise in fraud and media-related disputes. In addition, it is sought after for its experience in high value ‘trusts and divorce’ cases and works closely with its family team and its court of protection practice. Many of the trust disputes involve multiple jurisdictions, and allegations of breach of trust and fraud; its contentious estate disputes practice is thriving. It is ‘truly exceptional from top to bottom’ with some very able associates, including Katherine Pymont; Kate Salter and Anna Metadjer. Laura Phillips is now a legal director.