Kate heads up the Motor Crime Team in Clyde and Co's Safety, Health and Environment Regulatory Team. She is known in the insurance market for her technical excellence, her "can do" personable manner and also for providing excellent client care due to her extensive experience as a criminal litigator.
Kate Hargan started her career as a legal aid lawyer at Tuckers Solicitors in London, qualifying in 2002.
She became a criminal duty solicitor in 2004 and qualified into the Special Casework Team, defending high profile cross border prosecutions, including multi-million pound drug importations and carousel frauds.
In 2006 Kate joined Halliwells SHE Regulatory team in Manchester, which later became Clyde and Co's SHE Regulatory Department. From that time, Kate has defended fatal road traffic cases, providing representation at the police station, Magistrates' Court and Coroner's Court.
She has also lectured part time at the University of Central Lancashire on the Legal Practice Course.
Since joining Clyde and Co Kate is regularly instructed by insurer clients in serious and fatal motor cases and acts for a number corporate clients and professional drivers.
Insurance & Reinsurance
Regulatory & Investigations
Safety, Security, Health and Environment