Kate is developing a broad practice in all areas of private family law, including financial remedies, private children work, TLATA and applications under the Family Law Act 1996.
She joined chambers in October 2019, having completed her pupillage under the supervision of Richard Sear, Tom Carter and Katherine Cook. During pupillage, she assisted on a wide range of high value financial remedy cases.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Kate worked as a paralegal to the head of the Family Law department in a top-ranked firm. She also volunteered at a number of legal charities during her studies, advising members of the public on a wide range of issues including housing, divorce and debt, and appearing in the Social Security tribunal.
Kate is a regular contributor to a family law website, writing articles and guidance on recent developments in financial remedies.
BA English Literature, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford
GDL, City Law School
BPTC, BPP Law School
Queen Mother Scholar, Middle Temple (2016 and 2017)
Maitland Prize Winner (2016)
City GDL Moot Winner (2017)
BPP Advocacy Scholar (2017)
Rosamund Smith Moot Finalist (2018)
Kate is an avid theatre goer and keen traveller, having previously taught English as a foreign language in both Hong Kong and Japan. Her latest adventures have included backpacking in the Middle East, and visiting California as a guest of Pepperdine Law School, Malibu.