Catherine specialises in Immigration Law.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Catherine worked as a paralegal in the Immigration team at Blake Morgan LLP. She assisted clients with the full spectrum of applications, including Points-Based System applications, Private Life/Article 8 applications and EEA applications; as well as appeals and Judicial Reviews.
Catherine also volunteered for Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre, where she assisted refugees with asylum applications and appeals.
In 2013, Catherine worked in Togo with La Ligue Togolaise des Droits de L’Homme to test the Togolese Government’s implementation of international human rights obligations, and to inform future campaigns of the organisation. She also worked with l’Association des Femmes pour l’Epanouissement des Enfants on community projects with women and children, focusing on domestic violence prevention and awareness.
Catherine volunteers for the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group, which provides support to LGBT refugees.
Catherine is a founding member of the Trans Equality Legal Initiative, a coalition of Lawyers, trans activists and diversity professionals working to empower trans people to enforce their rights in the UK.
Catherine speaks conversational French and basic Sanskrit.
Most recently, Catherine has written a guest-post for the UK Human Rights blog: “Immigration Detention and the Rule of Law”.
BA (Hons) in Theology, University of Cambridge
GDL, College of Law
Follow Goldsmith Chambers