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Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC
Landmark Chambers


Katharine Holland QC MA BCL (Oxon) DipICArb FCIArb is a property litigation Silk at Landmark Chambers.

Katharine was appointed as King’s Counsel in 2010. Her practice encompasses all aspects of property litigation, related professional negligence, related insolvency litigation and commercial Chancery litigation. Her focus is principally upon Court related work and she is highly experienced in appearing before a wide variety of courts and tribunals at all levels.

Katharine has undertaken many high profile cases, including disputes pertaining to Wembley Stadium, the London Eye. She recently appeared before the Supreme Court in the case of Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Limited [2019] UKSC 46.

Katharine is also particularly well known for her specialist expertise in all types of civil trespass cases and urgent injunctions, after having acted in Hampshire Waste v Persons Unknown in 2003, in which she obtained the first injunction to be granted against ‘persons unknown’ in the context of trespass and protest demonstrations. She now regularly acts on cases involving protests and trespasses in a variety of sectors, including high profile environmental protests as well as protests in the sectors of energy, education, utilities and local government.

Katharine is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and in 2009 received a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Katharine Holland KCLandmark ChambersAn incredibly intelligent silk, Katharine is committed to providing a first-class service to her clients. Her advocacy skills have undoubtedly been the deciding factor in winning some particularly difficult cases.’