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

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 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.

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

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253