Kate accepts instructions on public law and regulatory matters, particularly in the field of healthcare and cases involving injury or deaths at work.
Kate has a special interest in coroner’s inquests particularly those relating to deaths arising out of failures in medical care, dangerous driving and death in state custody (Article 2 Inquests). Since her appointment as Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Civil Panel), she is regularly instructed by the Crown and various State Departments to attend pre-inquest review hearings and inquests.
Kate offers continuity of representation from inquests to civil actions for damages arising post-inquest.
Kate is instructed to provide advice and representation on behalf of regulatory bodies including the Care Quality Commission.
Kate may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.