Kate Lumsdon KC > 23ES > London, England > Barrister Profile

1 Gray's Inn Square

Work Department



Kate Lumsdon KC defends and prosecutes a broad range of criminal and regulatory cases, from murder, rape and child abuse to corporate fraud.

Recent cases include a series of murders, fraud, drug conspiracy, child abuse and people trafficking.

As a Grade 4 prosecutor she prosecuted many multi-handed cases of murder, rape, systematic child abuse, armed robbery and drug importation and distribution.

She is a vulnerable witness advocacy trainer on behalf of the Criminal Bar Association.

Kate undertakes advisory work. She has recently advised a Government Department as to the viability of proposed criminal offences and potential alternative solutions. She has been asked to advise the CPS in respect of difficult charging decisions.










Called 1993; Middle Temple.


Western Circuit
South Eastern Circuit
Middle Temple (Blackstone Scholar)
Bar Council (Western Circuit Representative)
Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyers Association
Regulatory Lawyers Association (ARDL)
Bar Choral Society (Trustee)


BA (Hons) (Manc); CPE (Lond).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Kate Lumsdon KC23ES

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Kate Lumsdon KC – 23ES ‘Kate is a well-prepared and thoughtful advocate, able to deal with a difficult situation with sensitivity. She is able to engage a jury with a light touch.’