Katherine Robinson Returns to PracticeKatherine Robinson
Following a full-time position in Somaliland with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Katherine Robinson has returned and is available to receive instructions in a wide-range of criminal, regulatory and public law matters.
Katherine has been residing in Ethiopia, whilst working in Somaliland and Djibouti, as a Criminal Justice Advisor for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The current justice system in Somaliland consists of legalisation derived from Islamic Sharia Law, Customary Law and Formal Law.
Katherine continues to work with the same office, on a part-time basis, to build the capacity of the local justice system, through engagement with the judiciary, investigative forces and prosecutors.
Katherine is a Grade 4 prosecutor, on the SFO advocates and POCA advocates lists and is regularly instructed for prosecution and defence in all areas of criminal law, with particular specialism in serious fraud, money laundering, complex conspiracies and sexual offences.
Katherine is well-versed in matters of regulatory law, including Trading Standards and environmental matters