Catherine Bexson

Barrister: Catherine Bexson

Year of Call: 1999

Catherine Bexson is a leading human rights, international and nationality Law Counsel. She has over nineteen years of experience in the First Tier and Upper Tribunals, as well as the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Catherine’s research at Cambridge encompassed elements of forensic criminological psychology and psychiatry, and she is regularly Instructed in cases involving vulnerable clients with mental health difficulties. She also practices in the fields of Judicial Review, European Law and business migration.

Thorough in preparation and erudite in Court, Catherine has a very high success rate and has been involved in numerous notable cases.

Catherine has also received many Judicial Commendations commenting on her professionalism as a ‘well respected and highly experienced Counsel’; and on her work as being ‘in the highest traditions of the Bar’. A Judge recently wrote in his judgment, ‘Miss Bexson deserves the highest praise. Barristers like her do credit to the profession and indeed it is a privilege and a pleasure for any Tribunal Judge to have such an advocate appearing in the Tribunal’.

Catherine is an established member of one of the country’s leading Chambers’ teams in this jurisdiction; a team that also undertakes Death Row and extradition work.

Catherine has also had a successful practice in Family Law, being involved in many long-running care proceedings at the High Court, Hague Convention cases, and private Law disputes over children and matrimonial finance.

In addition, she has undertaken Commercial and Chancery work at the High Court, as well as having prosecuted and defended serious Crime at the Old Bailey and the Crown Courts of the South Eastern Circuit.

Appointments & Memberships

  • Bentham Association
  • Honorable Society (Inner Temple)

Education & Qualifications

  • Pupillage, Clarendon & Renaissance Chambers
  • BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
  • M.Phil (First Class), University of Cambridge
  • LLB Hons, University College London