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Catherine Silverton

Leeds, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Catherine Silverton
Catherine Silverton is a criminal defence specialist who is regularly instructed in serious crime cases such as murder, manslaughter, organised crime and sex offences. She has substantial experience of cross-examining children and medical experts.
Strengths: "An exceptional advocate who is never afraid to fight for the client."
Recent work: Prosecuted a defendant who was found guilty of a number of anal and vaginal rapes against two children from the ages of 3 to 11.
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Catherine Silverton is a senior junior with 20 years’ experience of prosecuting and defending in some of the most serious and sensitive cases before the Crown Court including homicide, rape, sexual offences involving children, firearms and terrorism.

Catherine has particular expertise in cases involving young and vulnerable defendants and witnesses and in cross examining medical and scientific experts. She is an experienced jury advocate having appeared in hundreds of trials. Catherine focuses on tactical and strategic case preparation to maximise a positive outcome. She understands the delicate balance required to robustly cross-examine while dealing with intimate or traumatic evidence and is skilled at clearly and sensitively presenting complex or distressing material to a jury. She is adept at establishing a rapport with judges and juries and often appears against an opponent who is in Silk.

Catherine is a Grade 4 Serious Sex prosecutor, Class 2 Recorder and Advocacy trainer.

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Catherine Silverton

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