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Catherine Moxon

Year of call:
2007
Education:
2006
University of Warwick, BA Law & Business Studies
2007
BPP Law School, BVC (‘Very competent’)
Career:
2008
Pupil at No 6, Leeds
2009
Tenant at No 6
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
Chair of School Admissions Appeals
External examiner for the Bar Standards Board
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit
Awards:
Lincoln’s Inn, Sunley Scholarship

Catherine Moxon specialises in crime. She is experienced in both prosecution and defence work, and is a Grade 2 prosecutor.

Notable cases

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 currently tutors on the BPTC and LLB Courses teaching Criminal Law, Criminal Litigation, Advocacy, Conference and Professional Ethics.

Catherine is an experienced External Examiner and a BPTC Professional Ethics marker working for the BSB.

Catherine is trained to teach advocacy, noted for her “calm and grounded” style.  She is experienced in teaching students and the Police ranging from junior officers through to officers dealing with road traffic fatalities.  She is available to design and facilitate training in the form of traditional lectures or interactive workshops on a range of topics.

Contact Catherine’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211