Scarlett Kates



+44 (0)330 045 2829


Scarlett is an associate in the financial and professional risk team specialising in professional indemnity. Scarlett is experienced in defending professional negligence claims and advising clients on insurance coverage issues.

On instruction from major insurance companies and their insureds, Scarlett has defended a variety of professional negligence claims ranging from solicitors and barristers, accountants, property agents, construction and engineering professionals, trade unions and education establishments.

Scarlett has experience of working within the London insurance market as she is currently on secondment with a large insurer working within the Financial and Professional lines team where she assists in managing its solicitors’ professional indemnity portfolio. Due to her industry insight, she understands the needs of key stakeholders such as brokers, insurers, and insureds.  

Scarlett completed her training contract at Browne Jacobson in 2019 and undertook seats in commercial property, inquests and health advisory, financial and professional risk and employment.