Catherine Philps

Call: 2018, 2016 (Solicitor)

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Catherine is a specialist family and immigration law barrister.

Catherine represents and advises clients in asylum and human rights claims, including victims of modern slavery, human trafficking and domestic abuse. She has experience advising and representing vulnerable individuals.

She has a broad family law practice. She accepts instructions in relation to complex private law children matters and public law. She has significant experience in cases that involve serious domestic abuse.

Before she was called to the Bar, Catherine practised as a solicitor. In 2018 Catherine volunteered with an NGO in Lesvos providing legal advice to asylum-seekers.


BA in Arabic and Persian, University of Oxford, 2012

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP, 2013 (Distinction)

Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2014 (Distinction)

Bar Transfer Test, BPP, 2018