LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow

Dip.LP University of Glasgow

Special interests

Company and commercial

Health & Safety

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Katharine called to the Bar in 2022 after 6 years as a solicitor in private practice. A

s a solicitor, Katharine appeared regularly in the Sheriff Courts, where she gained considerable experience of running proofs and conducting contentious hearings.

Katharine’s principal area of practice is in commercial law. She has a particular interest in product liability. As a solicitor and while devilling, she worked on some of the most high-profile product liability cases in Scotland. She has also advised manufacturers on product compliance and safety, labelling and advertising.

Katharine also has experience in regulatory crime, particularly health and safety, anti-bribery and corruption, healthcare regulation and fatal accident inquiries. During her period of devilling, Katharine gained experience in judicial review, defamation, and professional and clinical negligence.