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Partner and head of property and finance litigation. All aspects of property litigation and arbitration, including landlord and tenant, specialising in rent review, lawyer/surveyor professional negligence and insolvency disputes. Founding member of Property Litigation Association and Women’s Property Litigation Group. Has conducted more than 70 trials, plus appeals to Court of Appeal and House of Lords.


Trainee solicitor Osmond Gaunt & Rose 1980-82; assistant solicitor 1982-84; Lovell White Durrant 1984-91; assistant solicitor Linklaters 1992-97; partner 1997; PACT arbitrator; CEDR-accredited mediator.


Barr’s Hill Grammar School for Girls, Coventry; University College, London (LLB Hons); London University (LLM merit).

London: Dispute resolution


Within: Mediators

Linklaters LLP's Katie Bradford is best known for her mediation work in high-value property-related cases; Bradford's other areas include cases involving employment law, pensions, trading, trusts and probate.

Within: Mediators - ranked: tier 4

Katie Bradford - Linklaters LLP

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London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Linklaters LLP has core strengths in crisis management, reputational issues and insolvency. The practice is ‘capable of running the very biggest litigation’ and provides a ‘top-notch quality service to clients’. Frances Richardson heads the team and is praised for his ‘thoroughness’ and ‘very hands on’ approach. Highlights included acting for PEC Oxford Limited in a High Court challenge of a rent review arbitration reward and advising PEC Parkfield Limited on the proposed redevelopment of a central London shopping centre. The group is also defending administrators who are subject to a claim of £120m for a breach of duty when selling a portfolio of central London properties. Partner consultant Katie Bradford is ‘extremely good at providing high level directional advice’ while managing associate Chris Stevenson is also recommended.

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