University of Sheffield LLB (Hons) (2003 – 2006)
Manchester Law School BVC (2006 – 2007)
Katrina was made a tenant in 2008. She both prosecutes and defends appearing in Crown Courts throughout the East Midlands. Katrina is a grade three prosecutor.
Katrina has particular experience in cases involving:
▪ Allegations of assault
▪ Sexual offences
▪ Public disorder
▪ Young or otherwise vulnerable Defendants
Katrina’s recent cases include:
▪ Regina v Limb and Others (Norwich Crown Court 2010)
Led junior instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with conspiracy to defraud Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The conspiracy involved an attempt to set up an illegal tobacco factory in the United Kingdom. It was a complex case with much of the evidence centring on covert surveillance material which had been obtained not only from the United Kingdom but also Europe. The trial lasted for two months.
▪ Regina v Ross (Nottingham Crown Court 2011)
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with robbery. A group of youths were said to have forced their way into a family home carrying weapons before assaulting the occupants and stealing property.
▪ Regina v Whitehead (Nottingham Crown Court 2012)
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with assaulting and racially abusing an off duty Police Sergeant.
▪ Regina v Adlington (Nottingham Crown Court 2012)
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with possession of an imitation firearm and the harassment of his ex-partner.
▪ Regina v Wright (Derby Crown Court 2013)
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The Defendant was said to have stabbed her friend with a piece of glass during the course of an argument.
▪ Regina v Lockhart (Nottingham Crown Court 2014)
Led junior instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with murder. The Defendant was said to have stabbed his friend through the heart with a kitchen knife during the course of a drug-fuelled argument.
▪ Regina v A Child (Nottingham Crown Court 2018)
Instructed on behalf of the Defendant who was charged with rape. The Defendant (aged 13 years) was said to have anally and orally raped two of his younger cousins whilst visiting the family home.
Katrina has also appeared in the Court of Appeal in a number of reported cases.