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Profile submitted by Kate Selway

Practice Areas

Trusts and estates (contentious and advisory, including trust taxation and estate planning); probate and administration, charity law, Court of Protection; all aspects of real property, landlord and tenant (agricultural, business and residential), and other areas of general chancery practice. Reported cases include: Nicholls v Highways Agency; Secretary of State for the Environment Transport & the Regions v Baylis (Gloucester) Limited; King v Walden (HMIT); IRC v Hashmi (CA); McAdam Homes Limited v Robinson (CA); Sevenoaks District Council v First Secretary of State & Anr; Lonsdale v Braisby (HMIT); IRC v Arkwright; Coombes v HMRC; Elizabeth Court (Bournemouth) Ltd v HMRC; Solicitor for the Affairs of HM Treasury v Doveton; Taff v Highways Agency; Siaw v Lock; Holden-Hindley v Holden-Hindley; NCA v Szepietowski (Supreme Court).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Charity Law Association, STEP.


Called 1995. Member of Attorney General's B Panel (2003-08); C Panel (1999-2003). Appointed to Attorney General’s A Panel in 2016.


Joint editor, Wurtzburg and Mills, Building Society Law (looseleaf), 1996-2010


Educated at Newlands School, Maidenhead, Bristol University (BA, History, Class I), New College, Oxford (DPhil in Medieval History), City University (CPE). Leisure interests: hockey, photography.