Kate Parker > Civitas Law > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Civitas Law
CF11 9LL


Kate has a specialist chancery and commercial practice with a particular focus and interest in succession, trusts and real property disputes. She is an affiliate member STEP and a CMC-qualified civil and commercial mediator. 

In contentious probate Kate has extensive experience in advising on and representing parties in disputes including the construction and validity of wills, removal of executors, variation and revocation, 1975 Act claims and linked professional negligence claims.

Some of Kate’s recent real property instructions include disputes concerning easements, restrictive covenants, proprietary estoppel, overage provisions, resulting and constructive trusts, and boundary issues.

Kate also advises clients on commercial, company and partnership law including contractual disputes, procurement, and insolvency


Called to the Bar 2010, Inner Temple





2020: STEP Advanced Certificate in Estate Administration (Distinction)

2020: CMC-Qualified Civil and Commercial Mediator

2010: BVC (Outstanding)

2009: LLB (2:1)





STEP Affiliate

Chancery Bar Association

Property Bar Association

Contentious Trusts Association

Agricultural Law Association

Wales Commercial Law Association


Richard Huish College (2004-06); Cardiff University (2006-09 LLB (Hons) 2(1)); Cardiff University , CPLS (2009-10 BVC, Outstanding).



Sailing – qualified coastal yachtmaster. Travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Kate Parker  – Civitas Law

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Kate Parker  – Civitas LawKate is methodical and meticulous in her advice, and a highly skilled advocate.’

Civitas Law‘s commercial litigation team has solid expertise advising claimant and defendant clients on a broad range of issues, including multi-track claims, contractual and debt disputes, and procurement matters. Anthony Vines is very experienced in assisting with cases involving regulatory elements, Owain Rhys James handles breach of contract disputes, and Kate Parker and Alys Williams are regularly instructed in cases involving cases involving allegations of fraud.

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Kate ParkerCivitas Law

At Civitas Law, Owain Rhys James is regularly instructed in cases involving Inheritance Act claims and contentious probate issues, and Kate Parker has an excellent reputation for her track record in advising on trusts, real property and succession issues. Parker’s recent workload includes acting in cases concerning the interpretation and validity of wills.