An accomplished criminal practitioner with a proven track record for undertaking serious, complex and sensitive cases.
Katrina is regularly instructed on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service and Defence Solicitors in cases across the East Midlands. Katrina has particular experience in cases involving:
- Allegations of Rape and Serious Sexual Offences
- Allegations of Serious Violence
- Young or otherwise vulnerable Defendants
Katrina is a Level 3 Prosecutor.
Inn: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Degree: Law LLB (Hons) at The University of Sheffield
Regina v Beattie 
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with cruelty to a child and a catalogue of sexual offences with children. The Defendant was said to have groomed a group of local teenagers, invited them into her home and engaged in sexual activity.
Regina v A Child 
Led junior instructed on behalf of the Defendant (aged 15 years). The Defendant was charged with Murder and was said to have been involved in a group attack involving knives that resulted in the Deceased receiving twelve stab wounds.
Regina v A Child 
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant (aged 13 years) who was charged with rape. The Defendant was indicted with the oral, vaginal and anal rape of his younger cousins.
Regina v Holehouse 
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with stalking. The Defendant suffered from a depressive disorder and was obsessional about a female. He longed to kidnap, rape and decapitate her. The Defendant was found to be dangerous by the Judge at first instance and received an extended sentence of imprisonment (later quashed by the Court of Appeal Criminal Division).
Regina v Morton 
Led junior instructed on behalf of the Prosecution. The Defendant was charged with the Murder of a teenage girl (aged 16 years). The Defendant strangled the Deceased to death during the course of a sexual act.