Kathryn Rowe is a senior associate within the dispute resolution department where she specialises in contentious and non-contentious employment work, representing both private and public sector employers and employees.

Prior to joining Appleby in 2013, Kathryn was an Associate with Muckle LLP in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Her role includes providing legal advice and support to clients in all areas of employment law, including multi-jurisdictional advice, on matters such as strategic issues, transactional support, restrictive covenants, business reorganisation, injunctive relief, discrimination and executive severance. She also advises on related matters including immigration, regulatory issues, data protection, personal injury and crew contracts.

Kathryn sits as a Chair on the Cayman Islands Labour Tribunal




Kathryn’s experience includes:

  • Acting as the key employment contact for one of the largest property groups in the North East of England, which directly employed over one thousand persons. Here, she provided advice to the executive on all manner of employment matters across all the companies in the group, including tenders for work contracts, industrial and contractual disputes, urgent hiring and redundancy matters, tribunal claims, and issues relating to restrictive covenants and executive severance.
  • Representing a National Health Service Trust, where she defended over one thousand claims for equal pay.
  • Acted for, and provided regular advice on all aspects of employment law, to several colleges and universities, and also to large, medium and small private sector clients based in the North East England and nationally.
  • Successfully representing a Claimant in a sex discrimination case against a leading UK supermarket.
  • Acting as regular employment advisor for several of the Cayman Islands’ largest employers, including providing representation at the Labour Tribunal.
  • Providing regulatory & compliance advice and updates to multi-jurisdictional clients.

Kathryn regularly delivers legal updates and training seminars to clients.




University of Northumbria, Newcastle (England)

University of Sheffield (England)


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