Kate studied Law at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, York in 2003 . She joined the Environmental, Planning and Consultancy Department at Clever Fulton and Rankin in January 2015.  Kate previously worked for a local authority in England where she advised on a wide range of matters from planning and environmental law right through to advising on local government law and judicial review. She was also the legal adviser for the authority’s Planning Committee and advised and trained councillors on a regular basis.

Kate’s current workload comprises all aspects of planning and environmental law.  Kate has experience in advising on minerals and waste and has a keen interest in local government and planning law.

Kate is a member of the Environmental and Planning Law Association for NI and the UK Environmental Law Association.