Catherine Moxon specialises in crime. She is experienced in both prosecution and defence work, and is a Grade 2 prosecutor.
R v Powles – Defended a s.20 assault resulting in 90% loss of sight to a minor, caused by the discharge of a firearm. The case involved the instruction of a ballistics expert, complex legal questions of recklessness and accident, and difficult issues in cross-examining young children.
R v Tiernay – Prosecution disclosure junior in a case involving accusations of multiple historical familial rapes and sexual assaults.
R v Powers – Defending a s.18 assault made especially complex due to mental-health sensitivities and witness reluctance.
Training & Education
Catherine has extensive experience, lecturing and tutoring law. Catherine has taught on the BPC (the vocational stage of barrister training) since 2017. She teaches both civil and criminal litigation and advocacy. Catherine has been responsible a significant volume of academic and vocational course drafting including module design, assessments, writing questions for the BPC centralised assessments and creation of interactive revision classes.
Catherine was nominated for Tutor of the Year at The University of Law in 2021 particularly recognised for her advocacy teaching and enhancing the student learning experience.
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