Catherine joined Chambers in September 2017. She was called to the Bar in 2005 after studying for her degree and BVC part time as a mature student. Catherine has undertaken instructions as a solicitor’s agent on civil and insolvency matters since 2008. She brings with her a wealth of civil experience to chambers and is well established in her own practice in Kent and East Sussex. She is particularly skilled in working both with and against litigants in person.
Since joining Chambers, Catherine is developing a broad practice in Family and General Civil Law.
Catherine is a former Housing and Social Security Caseworker for Citizen’s Advice holding a Specialist Quality Mark for legal services between 2006 and 2008.
- Private Law Children
- Financial Remedy
- Cohabitation Disputes
Catherine has acted for claimants and defendants in most areas of civil law including consumer credit, mortgage repossessions, landlord and tenant, and civil enforcement.
Acting for Petitioners, Trustees, Debtors on bankruptcy petitions and post-bankruptcy applications.
- LLB (Hons), University of London (Birkbeck) 2003.
- Completed the Bar Vocational exams at the Inns of Court School of Law in 2005.
- Spanish (basic)
- French (basic)
- Welsh (National Anthem only)
Painting, gardening, cooking, films and genealogy.
This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020
Specialising in matrimonial finance and children matters. Members appear in the regional courts as well as the High Court and the Court of Appeal. They often act in financial remedy proceedings relating to farms, companies, properties and other assets. In addition they are adept at dealing with serious child care allegations including physical abuse and death.~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019
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