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Katherine Gittins

Call 2014

Email KGittins@3DJB.co.uk

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Katherine completed her pupillage in family and civil law and continues to develop her practice in these areas. She has experience in a range of Children Act applications and regularly represents clients in applications for injunctive relief under the Family Law Act. In civil law, Katherine has experience in housing law cases including suspending warrants for possession, drafting pleadings and assisting in disrepair and homelessness cases. She also has a broad experience in property law including advising on beneficial interests in a property.

Other experience

Prior to pupillage, Katherine worked as an in-house advocate for a Solicitors firm where she accepted instructions in a number of County Court matters including small claims, infant approval and application hearings. She also provided advice on quantum and liability in personal injury cases.

Katherine spent almost 5 months in the UK division of the European Court of Human Rights as a Study Visitor working on cases linked to mass surveillance and contributing to comparative law studies. She also undertook an internship at the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants.

Reported Cases

JH v MF (2020) EWHC 86 Fam

C v D  [2020] EWFC 83

 

Articles

LexisNexis case analysis on JH v MF (Link here)

 

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Qualifications

LLB Law, Keele University

BPTC, BPP University

Scholarships

Peter Duffy Human Rights Award, Lincoln’s Inn

Pupillage Award, Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Outside interests

Outside work, Katherine enjoys salsa dancing, sailing and windsurfing.

 

"The barristers are friendly, thorough and personable and are always willing to help. The clerk's and admin staff are excellent and always go over and beyond to assist."

 

"The cohesive clerking team in Chambers have a combined depth of experience which is second to none."

 

"Impressive skills to handle intractable and challenging divorce and financial remedy cases."

 

"Chambers has a dedicated and professional clerking team. They are able to deal with any enquiry and are most helpful and reassuring" 

 

"They have a wide range of top quality senior and junior barristers who deal with high net worth financial work and can handle any type of children work." 

 

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