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Katie Simmonds

Katie Simmonds

Katie Simmonds

  • T: 03700 866704
  •  I: +44 (0)1489 61 6704
  • M: 07843346156

Katie is a commercial litigator experienced in high value litigation with a focus on the retail sector with an emphasis on automotive and technology. Katie advises national and international businesses on a wide range of litigation issues including:

  • Contractual and commercial disputes;
  • IT disputes; and
  • Financial services litigation.

Katie adopts a pragmatic approach, with her primary aim being to ascertain her clients’ commercial needs and aims, recognising that litigation takes place against the back-drop of every-day business. 

Recent project experience includes:

  • Advising a on an IT dispute arising from a multi-million pound solution;
  • Achieved a settlement on behalf of a charity in relation to a dispute arising from an IT out-source solution contract;
  • Assisting on a multi-million-pound dispute arising from a global IT outsourcing agreement;
  • Undertook external Secondment with Honda Motor Europe;  
  • Advising a leading automotive manufacturer in relation to the early exit of a million pound out-sourcing agreement for transportation services;
  • Defending a major automotive manufacturer in a dispute arising from a fire caused by an electrical fault;
  • Delivered training on the implications of the Consumer Rights Act 2015;  
  • Working with a US lawfirm to arrange and conduct an examination in the UK within ongoing US proceedings relating to a $500m insurance claim;


My education:

LLB (hons) 2:1 ( University of Surrey )

LPC ( University of Law, Guildford )