Degrees and other qualificationsBA (Joint Hons) Keele University
Member Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
Member of the Association of Lawyers for children
Catherine’s practice is entirely within family law relating to Children: public law and private law.
Her particular areas of expertise within public law proceedings include cases involving complex medical evidence, non accidental injury, sexual abuse, addiction, and mental health issues. She represents parents with learning disabilities. Catherine is very often instructed on behalf of Guardians and competent children.
Catherine acts for parents and children in all private law applications concerning the welfare of children.
Catherine does not accept public access instructions.
Legal directory quotes
Catherine is ranked in Chambers and Partners
In 2011 she was ‘ highly recommended’
In 2012, She was described as ‘ highly experienced in public law care proceedings where she represents children, parents and the Local Authorities’
Re RJ (fostering: persons disqualified)  1 FLR 605
Re R (Wardship)  1 FLR 618
Personal, including interests
Married with two children
Chair of trustees of Box Clever Theatre Company, which provides contemporary theatre for young people.
A season ticket holder at Arsenal Football club.
Sailing, theatre, walking and travel.