Silks Day 2021 - Kate Hughes Q.C.

15 MARCH 2021

We were delighted to able to share with you late last year the news that Kate Hughes Q.C. had been successful in her application to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel. 

We can now confirm that her appointment takes effect as from today, Monday 15th March 2021. 

Kate specialises in all aspects of public and private law children work. Her cases include significant deliberately inflicted injuries, death, penetrative sexual abuse and poisoning.  

Recent reported cases include:  

Re AA & 25 ors (Children) [2019] EWFC 64 a case in which her client was exonerated after defending allegations that she was part of a paedophile ring; 

Re P & N [2019] EWHC 421 a private law case involving the use of section 91(14). 

Many congratulations from us all at 9 Park Place!