Kate Roberts is Head of Liverpool and an insolvency and commercial litigation specialist who cuts through the commercial and legal issues involved in the process of business recovery and restructuring to get the best results for her clients. She is highly regarded by her colleagues and clients for providing pragmatic, commercial advice and real solutions to problems.
Her main areas of practice include advising individuals and office holders in both personal and corporate pre insolvency and insolvency situations. Kate has particular expertise in pursuing antecedent transaction claims brought by the office holder in both personal and corporate insolvencies.
She advises Directors on CDDA 1986 claims and other liabilities brought about through wrongful or fraudulent trading. With an excellent reputation in her field, Kate has been instrumental in building and developing successful corporate recovery and insolvency departments throughout her career.
Kate also has a particular expertise and interest in FinTech having advised in that sector for over 10 years working with FinTechs from start-up to PLC. Kate has been involved in the production of the Liverpool City Region Fintech Report and is part of the set-up of a steering group to grow the Fintech ecosystem in Liverpool City Region as well as speaking on panels at a number of FinTech events in the region.
Acting for Funding Circle in relation to all collection and recovery matters, Kate is the go-to insolvency lawyer for numerous business recovery and Insolvency firms. Her work also includes acting for Swishfund, Azzurro Associates Limited, Mercia Asset Management Plc, Time Finance PLC as well as political parties and SMES assisting in a range of disputes.
Away from DTM Legal, Kate can be found keeping her two sons fed, watered and in one piece. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading when time allows.
“Kate is a superstar. Ever responsive, ever assertive and ever precise. It is a pleasure to work with Kate as you know you are in safe hands, and that she’ll be looking for ways to bring added value too. Commercial and proactive, Kate is one of the best commercial lawyers in the UK.”