Barrister, One Brick Court Chambers
Kate is an experienced junior whose practice encompasses all aspects of media, communications and information law. She acts for claimants and defendants. Kate has appeared at all levels of the courts and has substantial trial experience, which is highly valued by clients. She regularly acts for public authorities facing claims for misuse of private information and breach of the Data Protection Act. Kate has appeared in a number of high-profile libel actions. She has also acted for numerous companies and individuals responding to the impending publication of confidential or potentially damaging information. In the Family Court and criminal courts, Kate has acted for both media organisations as well as private individuals in applications concerning reporting restrictions and access to documents. She is recognised by solicitors for her commitment to solving clients’ legal problems effectively. In addition to litigation work, Kate gives pre-publication advice to publishers, including academic publishers. Other non-contentious work includes advising on responses to subject access requests. Kate is listed as a leading junior in defamation and privacy in The Legal 500 2017 and Chambers and Partners 2018.