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Kate Roxburgh

Kate’s experience covers serious sexual offences (including child and historical rape), serious violence and murder, robbery and fraud.

Kate Roxburgh, Solicitor Advocate
Kate Roxburgh, criminal defence barrister

Career highlights

Call: 2018
Higher rights: 2007

Since gaining higher rights in 2007, Kate has worked in the Crown Court as a trial advocate.

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Specialist areas

Kate has regularly conducted serious criminal trials. She has also acted as junior in several murder trials, and been leading counsel in an 8-week people trafficking trial. She has appeared several times in the Court of Appeal.

Notable cases

R v PB (Murder)

Allegation of deliberate fire-setting causing death. The case involved complex scientific evidence relating to the flammable properties of fabric.

R v MG (Violence and firearms)

Attempted murder. Defendant had learning difficulties. Three psychiatrists gave live evidence over whether he was fit to plead.

R v JO (Sexual offences)

Elderly client with dementia accused of a campaign of rape against his stepdaughter in the 1970s. Defendant found fit to plead but had an intermediary and was treated by the court as a vulnerable witness.

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