Kathryn Cook > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Kath Cook is a partner in our Real Estate Litigation team. She advises on all aspects of contentious property both freehold and leasehold and has expertise in all aspects of ADR . She has particular experience in professional negligence disputes across a range of disciplines. Kath regularly advises clients across a range of sectors on contentious issues arising from their portfolio including financial institutions, public sector clients , developers, Prop Co’s , retail clients and corporate occupiers.



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Wales > Real estate > Property litigation

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Kathryn CookEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Forming a key part of the firm’s overarching national offering, as well as being a compelling proposition in its own right, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP‘s six-strong Cardiff-based team excels in handling a range of strategic risk management and contentious matters, for corporates, developers and public sector entities, which often own extensive property portfolios. Team head Kathryn Cook has an excellent track record across a range of property disputes, including as it relates to tenant default and dilapidations issues, work which she very effectively handles for major retail clients, financial services/pension providers and transport and infrastructure clients.

Wales > Real estate > Commercial property

Headed by Kathryn CookEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP‘s team has the strength-in-depth and resources to be able to effectively deliver a range of services across the property spectrum for a varied client base that includes investors, developers and occupiers. As well as being the relationship partner for Annington, one of the largest owners of residential property in the UK, the ‘commercially astute‘ Geraint Pullin Thomas also regularly provides the real estate input associated with the firm’s market-leading renewable energy practice. Transport is another core industry sector focus for the real estate team, an area that the ‘superb‘ Helen Thomas continues to be active, alongside her broader responsibilities as European managing partner with responsibility for the firm’s offices in France, Germany, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. In addition to its competence and specialisms across industry sectors, the team also has partner-level specialisations relating to different real estate stakeholders. Key among these are David Emberson‘s investor-focused work for key institutional clients, including SEGRO, and Kevin Booth‘s developer practice in relation to both private and public sector transactions. Other recommended practitioners include James Trafford, who handles the real estate needs of numerous UK and global corporates, including those in the energy and infrastructure sector; the ‘accessible, flexible and commercial‘ Gareth Ashfield, who handles the commercial property requirements of many major corporates (including in relation to HQs and logistics); and ‘very bright, dedicated and diligent‘ senior associate Jonathan Woodward, whose varied workload includes work related to acquisitions, disposals and leases.