Miss Kate Bex QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers


Kate is described as “enormously talented, great to work with, down to earth and pragmatic. She has a backbone of steel”. Kate has developed a high profile practice defending and prosecuting in cases requiring considerable skill; “you can have confidence in her judgement. She has an innate ability to laser through the issues and get to the heart of a case”. Kate specialises in serious and complex crime especially homicide, fraud, corruption and business crime and is “very organised and knows her field”.

Noted for being a tactically astute and persuasive advocate with “an attractively direct style” Kate has a reputation for hard work, excellent client care skills and a willingness to go the extra mile. “She is very industrious and very focussed and never hesitates to deal with even the most ignorant of queries”.

Kate is frequently instructed in cases with an unusual feature, including those that make new law; Kate was instructed in the first FGM case and the first case using trafficking legislation against drug dealers using county lines. She is “relentless and uncompromising on the right cases”.


Call: 1992,  Silk: 2017.

Legal Assessor at the Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (2000)

Accredited Mediator for Civil / Commercial Disputes (2007)

CPS Rape Panel (2005-2017)

CPS HQ Specialist Fraud Panel (2013-2017)

CPS HQ Serious Crime Panel (2013-2017)


Criminal Bar Association

Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers

The Private Prosecutors’ Association

Health & Safety Lawyers’ Association

Fraud Lawyers Association


South Eastern Circuit

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Kate Bex QCRed Lion ChambersKate is a barrister who wakes up the court. Utterly fearless she will take on judge, co-defender, prosecutor, witness without a tremor. Her case preparation is phenomenal and she believes in exploring all the evidence. Fiercely protective of her client, solicitor and junior she is nevertheless a brave and shrewd tactician.