Kathy Trist


Business Disputes. Commercial Litigation.

Kathy is an Associate Solicitor in the Disputes and Claims team.  She is based at the Exeter office but travels as and when required to see clients at all of Everys West Country offices. She has dealt with most areas of litigation in her 17 years experience but her specialism is in the area of Property Disputes.  Many disputes arise when people fall out over how the property is held and what their respective shares are, whether a trust has arisen.  Kathy is familiar with concerns that are common for both commercial and residential properties.Frequently her assistance is required when there are challenges about boundaries, rights of way, party walls, nuisance, trespass and misrepresentation claims. Kathy can also assist with disputes arising out of contractual terms, where there are concerns as to professional negligence and insolvency litigation.

Kathy is also 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, Association, a Member of the  Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists and the Civil Mediation Council.