Kath Herbert


[Kath] is “a leader and an excellent negotiator” who is “very good, commercially sound and very well connected in the East Anglian property sphere".

Chambers [UK 2017]


Kath qualified as a Solicitor in January 1987 and joined Birketts in January 2010. She is a Partner and leads our Commercial Property Team in our Cambridge office.

Kath has over 30 years' experience acting for landowners and developers in connection with high profile and complex strategic land projects including site assembly, joint ventures, options and promotion agreements, collaboration agreements, structures for mitigating tax on equalisation and associated planning and infrastructure agreements. She is currently advising in connection with the development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, a major development for the Southern Fringe of Cambridge.

Other Information

Kath is ranked and recommended by Chambers [UK 2018]. In previous editions, clients observe that "choices are clearly presented and her advice is good". She is described as "efficient, strong and knowledgeable" and "sources say she deals with matters in a timely and commercial manner".

Kath is listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. Previous editions cite that she "can clearly see how to unlock potential issues in a swift and practical way".

Kath is ranked by Chambers [UK 2019]. Sources are "extremely impressed with the quality of her advice, as well as her expertise and negotiating skills".