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Chambers of James Counsell KC and Keith Bryant KC
Outer Temple Chambers

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Public Law, Court of Protection, Education, Clinical Negligence


Barrister specialising in Public Law, Court of Protection, Education, Clinical Negligence.


Katarina was called to the bar in 2012; Middle Temple. Before coming to the Bar, Katarina worked in film, television and radio, including a stint at the BBC, and volunteered for five months in the Activism Team at Amnesty International’s UK Section.

Katarina Sydow specialises in public law and clinical negligence. She is described in Chambers & Partners as “…a gifted advocate who has an incisive mind and an ability to distill a case into simple points”. Katarina regularly undertakes work well beyond her level of call.

Katarina acts on behalf of a diverse range of clients including individuals, government departments, NHS Trusts, local authorities and the Official Solicitor in the Court of Protection. She is a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown and the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s C Panel of Counsel.

Katarina has a first-class degree in Modern History from Oxford University, completed her Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) with distinction and achieved an outstanding grade in the Bar Professional Training Course.



City of London School for Girls; Wadham College, Oxford University (2007 BA Modern History – first class); City University (2011 Graduate Diploma in Law – Distinction; 2012 Bar Professional Training Course – Outstanding).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Katarina SydowOuter Temple ChambersKatarina is very quick, thorough and knowledgeable. She is extremely responsive and always willing to help.

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Katarina SydowOuter Temple Chambers