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Kate Batty

Leeds, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Crime
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Crime - North Eastern (Bar)

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Kate Batty
Kate Batty is an experienced criminal specialist, who brings useful experience from her career as a solicitor before being called to the Bar. She is frequently instructed in serious and complex sexual offences cases, often including young and vulnerable witnesses. Her experience further includes regulatory crime cases.
Strengths: "A very strong advocate. She is good on the law, drafts good documents and is a pleasure to be involved with." "She is a very confident operator who is well respected by the people who instruct her."
Recent work: Acted for the prosecution in Operation Hazelshot, in which 16 defendants are accused of child exploitation offences.
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Kate Batty is a very experienced criminal practitioner who is frequently instructed to both prosecute and defend in serious and high profile cases. She is a Grade 4 prosecutor and a member of the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Panel. She was formerly a solicitor and, later, a partner in a large practice in Leeds before transferring to the Bar in 2011. She has been a busy trial advocate ever since and is well-regarded by instructing solicitors for her meticulous preparation, excellent legal knowledge, sound judgement and persuasive jury style.

Kate has significant experience of conducting complex and serious cases, including homicide, serious violence, drugs and fraud conspiracies, sexual offences and regulatory crime.

Kate Batty is an extremely persuasive advocate and has a high success rate in trials. Instructing solicitors praise her thorough preparation, her sound tactical approach to cases, her knowledge of the law and her excellent advocacy.

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Kate Batty

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