Katie is an experienced solicitor working at both Howells Solicitors and teaching at the Department of Law at the University of Sheffield. The University of Sheffield is ranked 13th in the UK (QS World University rankings 2018). Katie has always combined teaching with a busy crime practice and passes on her extensive knowledge of criminal law to undergraduate and post graduate students (on the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course) at the University.
Katie undertakes all aspects of criminal practice. She represents legally aided and private paying clients. She particularly enjoys assisting clients with mental health difficulties, youths and those who are new to the criminal justice system.
Katie is a duty solicitor and represents clients at the police station and magistrates’ court.
Katie was the legal adviser on the BBC cult hit legal drama, This Life.