Katie Payne
Senior Associate
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Katie joined Birketts in May 2018. She is a Senior Associate in our Private Client Advisory Team. 

Since qualifying as a solicitor in September 2012, Katie has gained a wide range of experience of both UK-focused and international work. Her clients include private clients and their advisers, as well as banks and trust companies.  

Katie has a particular interest in matters with a cross-border or multi-jurisdictional element, including Wills and estate planning, probate, and lifetime tax planning.  

She also has experience in advising landowners and family business owners on estate planning and administration, including in relation to complex trusts and associated tax planning.

Katie is based in our Chelmsford office.

Katie graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in History, before studying law at BPP in Holborn.

Prior to joining Birketts, Katie trained and then subsequently practiced at a top 40 London law firm.

Katie is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), having passed the exams with a distinction.

Katie is recommended by legal 500 [UK 2021].

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