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Katie Ayres

Call 2014

Property Damage

Katie has experience of a wide variety of property damage matters, in particular tree root subsidence claims, underground cable strike claims, flooding and fire.

Selected Cases

  • advising on the merits of a claim for damage caused by fire at a care home where the cause of the fire was uncertain.
  • advising a local authority in relation to tree root damage to a road caused by a tree situated on residential property.
  • advising a local authority in relation to an underground water chamber which was damaged by tree roots and water ingress. It was unclear whether the chambers had also been originally negligently constructed.
  • advising a homeowner in a claim under the DPA 1972 for negligent installation of a boiler which caused a hot water leak and significant damage to the home.
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“Katie exhibits excellent command of the case facts and the law, and expresses herself concisely to excellent effect.”

Legal 500, 2024

“Highly intelligent.”

Legal 500, 2024

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