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Kathleen Donnelly

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Henderson Chambers (Chambers of Charles Gibson QC)


Kathleen specialises in commercial, health safety and environment, and employment law. Her high profile cases include the OCENSA pipeline group action, the Stirling Mortimer fraud litigation, the Potters Bar Rail inquest and the Buncefield Oil Depot litigation. Her representative cases include Autoclenz and Westwood (employee and worker status), JB v African Development Bank (legitimate expectations in the international civil service), Back Office v Percival (corporate liability for contempt), and WXY v Burby (privacy harassment and injunctive relief). She has particular expertise in restrictive covenants, contractual disputes, economic torts and complex discrimination claims.


Qualified 2005; Lincoln’s Inn (Hardwicke and Buchanan scholar); worked as research assistant at the Law Commission of England and Wales.


Oriel College, Oxford University (BA Hons Jurisprudence); Queens College, Cambridge University (LLM International and Commercial Law).

London Bar


Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Kathleen Donnelly - Henderson ChambersShe is very detail focused and always well prepared.

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Within: Environment – Leading juniors

Kathleen Donnelly - Henderson ChambersEnormously client friendly and always provides practical commercial solutions to multifaceted legal issues.

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Health and safety

Within: Health and safety – Leading juniors

Kathleen Donnelly - Henderson ChambersAn incredible able advocate who is a pleasure to work with.

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