Kathy Trist is Head of Property Litigation. She is based at the Exeter office but travels as and when required to see clients at all of Everys’ West Country offices.
Kathy has dealt with most areas of litigation in her 18 years’ experience. Her specialism is in the area of Property Disputes, and she is familiar with concerns that are common for both commercial and residential properties. Frequently, Kathy’s assistance is required when there are challenges about boundaries, rights of way, party walls, nuisance, trespass and misrepresentation claims. She can also assist with disputes arising out of contractual terms, where there are concerns as to professional negligence and insolvency litigation. Kathy is an accredited Civil Mediator and utilises this additional skill set when advising and representing her clients.
Kathy qualified as a Legal Executive in 2001 and then as a solicitor in 2004. She joined Everys in June 2018, having worked locally since qualification. Kathy is a member of the Property Litigators Association, a member of the Civil Mediation Council and is also Chair of the Devon and Somerset Law Society Panel of Mediators.