Kate Stone > Garden Court North Chambers > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Garden Court North Chambers
Garden Court North Chambers
3RD FLOOR, BLACKFRIARS HOUSE,PARSONAGE
MANCHESTER
M3 2JA
England

Work Department

Court of Protection, Inquests and public inquiries, International law, Prison law, Public law (judicial review)

Position

Civil actions against the police and public authorities, Court of Protection, Discrimination, Inquests and public inquiries, International law, Prison law, Public law (judicial review)

Career

Kate specialises in human rights and public law, with an emphasis on inquests, judicial review and civil actions against public authorities. Kate conducts all types of public law challenge and has a particular interest in cases involving international human rights law. She has substantial experience of bringing judicial review proceedings in the prison law context, including those involving Parole Board decision-making, unlawful detention, prisoner treatment and discrimination.

Kate’s developing Court of Protection experience includes acting on behalf of disabled adults in welfare cases, in particular those involving deprivation of liberty.

Languages

English

Memberships

  • INQUEST;
  • Police Actions Lawyers Group;
  • Bar Human Rights Committee;
  • HRLA;
  • ALBA;
  • Advocates for International Development (undertook A4ID’s Law and Development Training Programme 2010/2011);
  • Amnesty International; and
  • Lawyer for Liberty.

Education

MA (First Class) University of Edinburgh; PGDL; Major Scholar (Inner Temple); MA in International Human Rights Law (Oxon.)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Kate StoneGarden Court North ChambersExcellent on her feet and will fearlessly fight the client’s corner.