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Kate Lumsdon KC
Kate Lumsdon QC has recently taken silk following a successful career defending and prosecuting criminal cases ranging from serious sexual offences to complex fraud in London and on the Western Circuit.
Since taking silk she has been instructed in a series of murders, historic child abuse and fraud. She has also been instructed in judicial review proceedings. She has a particular interest in cases where the defendant lacks capacity.
Called 1993; Middle Temple.
Middle Temple – Blackstone Scholar; Western Circuit; Bar Council – Circuit Representative; Criminal Bar Association – Circuit representative; Bar Choral Society – Trustee; Fraud Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
BA (Hons) (Manc); CPE (Lond).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2
23ES is ‘one of the largest criminal sets with a wide pool of counsel at all levels’. Kate Lumsdon KC successfully prosecuted a man who murdered his girlfriend in a room at the Holiday Inn in Greenwich. James Bloomer successfully defended a man against allegations of sexual abuse of his niece five decades earlier. Alan Gardner KC and Nathan Rasiah KC took silk in March 2022.