Catherine Heyworth KC

Catherine Heyworth KC

Year of Call: 1991

Year of Silk: 2022

Catherine has built a reputation as a highly accomplished advocate in Wales. Now in silk she is extending her reputation to England. A great strength of hers is her approachability and the sense of calm that she brings to the most complex of cases.

Catherine has long been recognised for managing the needs of vulnerable clients in complex care proceedings.

Catherine is praised for recognising signs of genetic disorders in cases where inflicted injury has been suspected.

Her recommendations in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners attest to how well respected she is and her attention to detail when involved in complex cases.

Catherine is rightly recognised for her expertise in cases which include:-

– Sexual abuse including historical allegations;

– Fabricated Induced Illness;

– Non-accidental injury cases including non-accidental head injuries;

– Salt poisoning;

– Allegations of murder and attempted murder;

– Allegations of child cruelty and significant neglect;

– Genetic disorders including prader willi syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta and EDS;

– Allegations of honour-based violence and forced marriage;

– Cases with international elements involving transfer applications to jurisdictions outside of England and Wales;

– The representation of vulnerable clients including children and young people with mental health needs;

– Re W applications including the cross-examination of young and vulnerable witnesses;

– Secure accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty;

– Cases involving Special Advocates.

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