Katherine deals with all aspects of Defence and Prosecution advocacy in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal. She has been instructed in cases involving :

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Large scale drug conspiracies
  • Sexual abuse
  • Fraud
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Money laundering 
  • Motor offences
  • Internet crime


Katherine has prosecuted and defended regulatory proceedings including Trading Standards matters as well as dealing with licensing applications. She has also dealt with professional disciplinary matters.

Mental Health

Katherine has dealt with Mental Health Review Tribunal hearings and has an interest in mental health cases.


Grade 4 Prosecutor CPS

Appointed by the Department of Energy and Climate Change to hear Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) Appeals


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Young Fraud Lawyers
  • Steering Group for the North East Offender Diversion Project


Katherine delivers lectures on criminal law, most recently on sentencing. She also delivers training to Police Forces in Achieving Best Evidence Interviews and dealing with Vulnerable Witnesses, Victims and Defendants.


LLB Queen Mary and Westfield College, London.

Clerking team

Liam Gorman

Lead Criminal & Regulatory Clerk

0191 245 9521


01642 247 569
  • "“Has established herself very quickly after moving from London and is recommended as “fraud junior”. Legal 500."