"she 'represents everything an in-house lawyer would ever want from an external counsel: she is timely, commercial and cost effective'."
Chambers UK 2012
Kate Ball-Dodd has a wide-ranging corporate practice that encompasses corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), equity fund raisings, joint ventures, and corporate governance. She advises a number of quoted companies and financial intermediaries on the UKLA Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Prospectus Rules, the AIM Rules, the Takeover Code and general company law. Kate speaks regularly at external conferences on corporate governance and takeovers and has also spent time on secondment to EMI Music.
Consistently ranked as a key individual by the legal directories,
Kate is "superb" (Legal 500 2013);
sources indicate that she "represents everything an in-house lawyer would ever want from an external counsel; she is timely, commercial and cost effective." (Chambers UK 2012).
She is "undoubtedly a rising star, who can diplomatically navigate difficult negotiations" (Legal 500 2012)
; has a "solid grasp on the minutiae" and continues to attract praise from clients (Legal 500 2011)
and is "extremely good at managing clients" (Legal 500 2010).