Kathryn was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2001.
Since admission Kathryn has appeared as trial counsel in all South Australian criminal jurisdictions and was Senior Counsel Assisting the Coroner from 2017-2019.
For 16 years Kathryn worked at the Legal Services Commission conducting a diverse inhouse criminal practice, including working as counsel on manslaughter and murder briefs. She has represented thousands of criminal defendants in her career.
As counsel assisting the Coroner, Kathryn has presented complex and long running inquests. More notable matters include deaths in the work place investigated by SafeWork SA, deaths at the former Oakden Mental Health Facility, deaths in State hospitals resulting from medical oversights and a number of deaths in custody including State Prisons and Aged Care facilities.
Kathryn has also worked in a teaching capacity as Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Law, University of South Australia.
Kathryn will accept briefs on criminal, Coronial, and disciplinary matters, to appear as counsel and provide opinions as required.