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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC), Katherine Barnes, London, ENGLAND

Katherine Barnes

Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC)

Career

Katherine practises planning and environmental law, as well as public law and human rights in its broadest sense (with particular expertise in health, community care, education and discrimination law).

She graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge with a First Class degree in French and Spanish before converting to law. She then obtained an LLM with distinction in public law and human rights from the London School of Economics.

Katherine has appeared as sole counsel in the High Court, Upper Tribunal, Court of Protection, County Court, Crown Court and Magistrates Courts. She has also appeared as a junior in the Court of Appeal.

She is listed as one of the ‘Highest Rated Planning Juniors Under 35’ by Planning Magazine (2018).

As co-chair of Young Legal Aid Lawyers, Katherine is committed to access to justice and legal aid work.

Member

  • Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)
  • Human Rights Law Association (HRLA)
  • Planning and Environmental Bar Association (PEBA)
  • United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA)
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL)

Education

  • Queens' College, University of Cambridge: BA(Hons) French and Spanish (First Class) (2010)
  • City University: GDL (2012)
  • The London School of Economics, LLM Public Law and Human Rights (Distinction) (2013)
  • BPP University, BPTC (2014)

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