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Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
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Fax 0161 817 6373
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Web:
www.gcnchambers.co.uk

Kate Stone

Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
Email:
Web:
gcnchambers.co.uk/barrister/kate-stone/
Garden Court North Chambers (Garden Court North Chambers)

Work Department

Court of Protection, Inquests and public inquiries, International law, Prison law, Public law (judicial review)

Position

Civil actions against the police and public authorities, Court of Protection, Discrimination, Inquests and public inquiries, International law, Prison law, Public law (judicial review)

Career

Kate specialises in human rights and public law, with an emphasis on inquests, judicial review and civil actions against public authorities. Kate conducts all types of public law challenge and has a particular interest in cases involving international human rights law. She has substantial experience of bringing judicial review proceedings in the prison law context, including those involving Parole Board decision-making, unlawful detention, prisoner treatment and discrimination.

Kate’s developing Court of Protection experience includes acting on behalf of disabled adults in welfare cases, in particular those involving deprivation of liberty.

Languages

English

Member

  • INQUEST;
  • Police Actions Lawyers Group;
  • Bar Human Rights Committee;
  • HRLA;
  • ALBA;
  • Advocates for International Development (undertook A4ID’s Law and Development Training Programme 2010/2011);
  • Amnesty International; and
  • Lawyer for Liberty.

Education

MA (First Class) University of Edinburgh; PGDL; Major Scholar (Inner Temple); MA in International Human Rights Law (Oxon.)


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Kate Stone - Garden Court North ChambersShe is conscientious and great with vulnerable clients.

Within: Inquests and inquiries

Garden Court North Chambers is well known for its expertise in inquests, in which the group frequently acts for bereaved families. Pete Weatherby QC is leading a team representing 73 victims in the Grenfell Tower inquiry, while Kate Stone is acting for the mother in the ongoing inquest into the death of 13-month old Poppi Worthington.

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