Masters of the Bench
Miss Kathryn Davenport QC
Full Title: Miss Kathryn Davenport QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 26.11.2019
Call Date: 23.7.2015
Kate was admitted to the Bar in 1983. She was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1988 and worked for Masons (as it was then known) in construction law. On her return to New Zealand Kate became a barrister.
Kate took Silk in New Zealand in 2013 and was called to the England & Wales Bar by the Middle Temple in July 2015. She is a member of Outer Temple Chambers.
Kate was awarded the New Zealand Lawyer Barrister of the Year Award in 2013.
She practises primarily in civil and commercial litigation including cases involving contracts and torts, equity and trusts, insolvency and company law, land law, construction law, relationship property and health law. Kate has a special interest in professional regulation and is a qualified mediator.
Kate writes extensively in the area of Trust Law and is a contributing editor to LexisNexis Law of Trusts in the UK and New Zealand.
Kate is currently President of the New Zealand Bar Association.