Katie Maxwell-Stewart

Katie Maxwell-Stewart

Associate, Solicitor
Dispute Resolution

Tel: 01217463300
Office: Shirley

About Katie Maxwell-Stewart

Katie has over 11 years’ experience as a specialist litigation solicitor working closely with a range of clients on a wide variety of matters including but not limited to:

  • Commercial disputes
  • Contractual claims
  • Contentious probate
  • Professional negligence
  • Contentious construction
  • Debt recovery and enforcement
  • Neighbour disputes

Katie has worked with clients from a range of sectors including:

  • Construction and engineering specialists
  • Motor servicing and sales sector
  • Security providers
  • IT industry
  • Independent businesses
  • Private individuals

Katie likes to take the time to get to know her clients and their objectives and recognises the need to achieve commercial, cost effective and practical solutions often through the use of alternative dispute resolution. Katie is passionate about providing a good service to her clients and regularly receives positive feedback.

Recent Cases

Notable cases

  • Defended a £1.5 million fraud claim brought by an international car manufacturer
  • Pursued a £750,000.00 debt recovery claim
  • Advised in relation to a dispute over the construction of a car park at a university hospital
  • Acted upon the removal of an executor and the appointment of a replacement professional executor after a two year family dispute
  • Defended a claim against an estate for care fees for an executor based in the USA

Types of Law used

  • Contract Law
  • Commercial Law

Career History

  • January 2020 - Associate at Sydney Mitchell
  • September 2008 to December 2019 - Assistant Solicitor at Pickerings Solicitors
  • September 2006 to September 2008 - Trainee Solicitor at Harrison Clark (now Harrison Clark Rickerbys)


Katie has been noted in Tier 3 for Commercial Litigation Elsewhere in the West Midlands in the Legal 500 for both 2018-2019 and 2019-20.

She is referred to as a key lawyer who focuses on contractual and commercial disputes.


Katie studied law at Cardiff University before undertaking the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Chester.

Interests and Hobbies

Outside of work Katie is a keen climber both at indoor climbing gyms and outdoors on rock. She also enjoys travelling and attending concerts and festivals in her 1974 VW Campervan.

UK Top Tier Firm 2022 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2021 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme