Katherine Daley

Associate, London



Katherine Daley is an associate in White & Case's Global Commercial Litigation Practice and a member of the London Technology Disputes team, based in London. She has a broad practice in complex cross-border commercial litigation and international arbitration with a particular focus on clients in the technology, financial services and energy sectors.

Kath joined White & Case as a trainee, gaining experience in the Firm's IP, Litigation and Arbitration and Capital Markets Groups in London. Kath also spent six months working in the EIPAF Group in the Firm's Singapore office.

Kath is particularly interested in the growing prevalence of climate change disputes and the associated risks faced by clients. She regularly advises clients on pragmatic mitigation strategies and contributes to legal and industry publications on this issue. 

Kath is also actively involved with pro bono work including advising clients at Whitechapel Homeless Mission, attending the Royal Courts of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau and providing commercial advice to the Zoological Society of London.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of England and Wales
BPP Law School
University of Law
History & Politics
University of Exeter


Acting for a global mining company in one of the largest group actions ever brought in the English courts relating to damage caused by the collapse of a dam in Brazil.

Completing a 6 month secondment in Facebook's EMEA Litigation team.

Representing Facebook Inc. as a member of the team that handles all international litigation for Facebook, including matters implicating international data protection, privacy, defamation, hosting provider liability, intellectual property and censorship laws.

Advising an air cargo and ground handling company on its restructuring. 

Representing an HKSE and ASX listed mining company in the English Commercial Court and Court of Appeal in relation to alleged breaches of a tax indemnity and tax warranties contained in a sale and purchase agreement.

Defending a generics company in a high profile claim for passing off brought by a major pharmaceutical company.

Representing a multinational buyer in a price reopener arbitration under an import contract worth EUR several billion.

Advising a hedge fund on its claims under a scheme of arrangement in relation to the Lehman Brothers International (Europe) estate.