Katherine advises and acts in all areas of matrimonial finance. She has experience in dealing with complex cases involving high net worth and high profile individuals. She also advises and acts in relation to claims brought under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.

Katherine advises and acts in all areas of private law children work. She has experience in dealing with complex cases involving internal and external relocation and intractable contact disputes.

Katherine is also a qualified Mediator.

Katherine is regarded as a leading barrister specialising in all areas of matrimonial finance. Her thorough preparation and excellent standards in both oral and written advocacy mean that she is well regarded by clients and Judges alike. She often deals with complex cases involving high net worth and high profile individuals and she also acts in claims brought under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. Katherine has appeared as a junior in a number of complex, high value cases and on her own against leading counsel. She regularly prepares and delivers lectures on topics relating to matrimonial finance

Finance Cases

  • Rubin v Rubin [2014] EWHC 611 (Fam)
  • MAP v MFP [2015] EWHC 627 (Fam)

Katherine has a strong reputation as a leading barrister specialising in private children work. Her excellent interpersonal skills allow her to instil confidence in clients who are often understandably anxious about the proceedings they are involved in. She has particular experience in dealing with complex cases involving internal and external relocation, allegations of abuse, parental alienation and expert evidence. She is particularly well regarded for her tactical instincts and robust cross-examination. Katherine has represented a number of high profile clients and appears with and against leading counsel. She regularly prepares and delivers lectures on topics relating to private law children.

Katherine is an experienced mediator who assists in resolving both financial and child related disputes

Reputation & Awards

‘She is immensely user-friendly and a very sound family lawyer whose all-round skills belie her relatively low level of call. She produces first-class paperwork and will go far.’

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2017

‘Her preparation is excellent, which gives the client great confidence… She is experienced and has a calm, authoritative manner greatly appreciated by clients.’ – Legal 500, 2017

‘She is extremely thorough in her preparation and able to manage client expectations well…Great at putting clients at ease.’ – Legal 500, 2016

Awards

Chambers & Partners – Leading Barrister
Legal 500 – Leading Individual

Awards and Scholarships

Hardwicke Entrance Award (Lincoln’s Inn)
Lord Denning Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
Eastham Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

Education

Ilford Ursuline High School
Greyfriars Hall,Oxford University – BA (Hons) Jurisprudence
Inns of Court School of Law – Bar Vocational Course

Professional Memberships

Member of the Family Law Bar Association
Member of Resolution
Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

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