Kate Hutchinson

Katie Hutchinson


Finance Director, Chartered Certified Accountant

52 North Street, Chichester

01243 81353


Practice Area/Department



Partner, Finance Director.


Katie is the firm’s Finance Director, working as part of the Management Team to develop key strategic areas and improve business performance across the firm. She is responsible for all aspects of financial control.

Having gained broad experience whilst training and working as a fee earner in accountancy practice, she then specialised in financial management and reporting for regulated firms before accepting a role in July 2000 with a law firm. Since then she has worked exclusively within the legal environment, joining George Ide LLP in October 2013.

Katie performs the role of Compliance Office for Finance and Administration and is the firm’s approved individual for the FCA-controlled function SMF16.


The Institute of Legal Finance and Management

The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment

Professional Experience

August 2017 to present: Partner, George Ide LLP

October 2013 to present: Finance Director, George Ide LLP

March 2003 to August 2013: Finance Director, Coffin Mew LLP

July 2000 to March 2003: Practice Accountant, Coles Miller Solicitors

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