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Barrister specialising in employment, education and public law.
Called 2009; Inner Temple.
Queen’s University, Canada (2001 BA Hons, politics); King’s College, Cambridge (2002 MPhil, political thought and intellectual history); Balliol College, Oxford (2005 DPhil, political theory); City University, London (2008 GDL); City Law School, London (2009 BVC).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3
Katherine Eddy – 11KBW ‘Katherine has almost too many strengths to list them all: exceptionally thorough in her preparation, with an awe-inspiring attention to detail; laser-focused, tenacious and agile in the hearing itself, and able to respond with speed and precision to unexpected points; supremely sharp and effective in cross-examination; and excellent with clients.‘(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4
Katherine Eddy –11KBW ‘Katherine is extremely intelligent, forensic and strategically-minded. She consistently provides valuable insights. Her advocacy style combines robust delivery with a professional demeanour. ’
11KBW is widely recognised for its excellent track record in handling the full range of education law matters. Among recent instructions, Andrew Sharland KC acted for an education charity in R v Secretary of State for Education and the LB of Lambeth, concerning the council’s alleged failure to provide compensation for the transfer of property where the charity had previously a school. Tom Cross acted for the claimant in a case challenging advice provided by a local authority to schools on teaching of matters pertaining to gender and sex. Katherine Eddy fields particular expertise in handling high-profile discrimination claims brought against universities. The senior end of the team was further bolstered by Joanne Clement KC taking silk in March 2022.