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Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson
Year of call:
2011
Education:
2010
University of Manchester, LLB (Hons) (First)
2011
Nottingham Law School, BPTC (‘Outstanding’)
Career:
2012
Pupil under the supervision of Mark Gargan at No 6, Leeds
2013
Tenant at No 6
2014
Qualified to accept Public Access instructions
2014
Grade 1 Crown Prosecutor
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
2018
Attorney General's Regional Panel - C Panel Bar Pro Bono Unit - Pro Bono Champion
Memberships:
Personal Injury Bar Association
Northern Circuit Chancery Bar Association
Awards:
2009
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Child Law
2010
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Reform
2010
R G Lawson Award for Academic Excellence in Mental Health Law
2010
Inner Temple Exhibition Scholarship
2010
Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship

Kate accepts instructions on public law and regulatory matters, particularly in the field of healthcare and cases involving injury or deaths at work.

Kate is an experienced inquest advocate and has recently been appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (formerly known as Treasury Counsel) which reflects her experience in particular with Article 2 and jury inquests.She regularly represents interested persons at inquests involving deaths in custody, medical malpractice, mental health issues including self-harm, and substance misuse.  She has a range of experience which includes pre-inquest reviews; short, natural causes deaths and complex cases lasting multiple weeks.She has particular interest in cases involving vulnerable individuals who are at risk of psychiatric harm.Kate is also available to represent bereaved families and those individuals who are made interested persons due to their professional roles.

Her experience of road traffic claims, personal injury and clinical negligence cases in the County Court, often on behalf of NHS Trusts, insurers or various State Departments, is invaluable in inquests regarding fatal road accidents, complicated medical issues, emergency responses or prison service instructions and local procedures.

Kate is also instructed in civil actions arising out of inquests, including those concerning alleged breaches of the Human Rights Act 1998 or the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and she is able to offer continuity of representation.

Kate is instructed to provide advice and representation on behalf of regulatory bodies including the Care Quality Commission.

Public Access

Kate may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Kate’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250