Kate Maynard > Hickman & Rose > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hickman & Rose
33-35 ST Johns Square

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Partner. Civil litigation.



Having studied at The University of York and The College of Law, Kate carried out her legal training at Hickman & Rose and has been with the firm for 19 years.


Member of the Police Actions Lawyers Group, Inquest Lawyers Group, Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights, UK Universal Jurisdiction Group.


University of York (1990 BA Hons Social Policy and Administration); College of Law (1999 CPE, distance learning); 2001 LPC (part time, Distinction.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

(Leading individuals)

Kate MaynardHickman & Rose

The ‘brilliant’ civil liberties and human rights team at Hickman & Rose has ‘an outstanding reputation for achieving fantastic results for clients’, with specialist expertise representing victims of serious abuses of power by the police and other detaining authorities. Practice head Daniel Machover specialises in human rights cases arising from failures in the criminal justice system, and his international expertise places him at the forefront of efforts to establish universal criminal jurisdiction. Helen Stone and Kate Maynard are both highly respected in the field of deaths in prison, police custody and immigration detention, while Stefano Ruis is noted for his expertise in bringing claims against the state.

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

(Leading individuals)

Kate Maynard Hickman & Rose

With a recognisable strength in bringing public law challenges against decisions within the criminal justice system, Hickman & Rose is a trusted advisor to a wide range of individuals and organisations, including a number of major domestic and international human rights charities. Daniel Machover oversees the practice, which has developed an impressive reputation in connection with inquests and public inquiries, interventions for legal charities in cases of significant public interest, and commercial judicial reviews. Inquests expert Kate Maynard focuses on police, prison and immigration death and serious injury claims, while civil litigator Helen Stone brings public law experience acting in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court to the group.