Kate Ovenden

Managing Partner | Partner

Kate joined the firm in 2006, after 10 years as a corporate and financial services lawyer at leading City firm Withers LLP. Prior to that, she gained extensive experience as a trust and company administrator in Guernsey.

Kate acts for local fiduciaries, licensees and banks, as well as multinational companies, intermediaries, private owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals. She specialises in advising on banking and finance matters, the establishment and administration of all types of investment funds and related structures, financial services and regulatory issues, as well as having a significant corporate and commercial practice.

  • Advocate - Guernsey
  • Solicitor - England & Wales (non-practising)
  • 'Leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2019, 2018 and 2017
  • 'Leading individual' - Legal 500 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 
  • 'Leading Lawyer' in investment funds, private equity and mergers & acquisitions - IFLR1000 2020, 2019, 2018

Personifies the clarity and responsiveness of the firm

Legal 500

An authority on banking transactions

Chambers and Partners

Very good, commercial and fast

Chambers and Partners