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Kathryn Matthews


Kathryn is an Associate Solicitor within the Commercial Property Department. Specialising in property work for over 15 years Kathryn has significant experience in dealing with a broad range of commercial and residential property matters for a wide variety of clients including corporate clients with large property portfolios, SMEs, partnerships and individuals.

During her career she has worked for national and regional firms exposing her to a broad range of real estate work.

Personable and able to build relationships with all parties, Kathryn always gives clients clear, concise and commercially focused advice on their property transactions.  Her excellent project and stakeholder management skills ensure the smooth progression of even the most complicated of matters.

Kathryn has always had a keen interest in property and loves being able to work in this field as her career. In particular she enjoys the client facing nature of being a solicitor and being able to achieve a client’s desired outcome.

  • The nature of our business means we are in contact with Kathryn several times every week by email and telephone. She is extremely professional and a pleasure to deal with.


She qualified in 2011 and worked as a property solicitor in two regional law firms in the South before moving north to join our York based Commercial Property team in April 2019.


Having valuable experience within the sector, Kathryn specialises in the following areas:

  • Acting for clients in buying and selling property including development sites with option agreements, overage and conditional contracts;
  • Acting in connection with leasehold properties either as landlord or tenant and dealing with all aspects of estate management and lease renewals.
  • Acting for borrowers and lenders in refinancing properties.