Rape is evil. The very word is highly emotive. There are, however, many defendants who are neither evil nor rapists. They just did not have the armour of knowledge to guide them to the right decision. The Courts have thankfully found that “Stranger Rapes” are extremely unusual. Most rapes which find their way into the […]
Like most Criminal Barristers, Cathy McCulloch both prosecutes and defends. One recent case at Ipswich Crown Court was reported in the Sun.
Following a 2 week trial, including a prosecution case which received widespread and lurid press coverage, Cathy McCulloch’s client was acquitted of 3 counts of rape. Defence was reasonable belief that the complainant had consented. Following a forensic dissection of the prosecution case in a closing speech described by a member of the national press […]
It is unusual for a Barrister to write in the terms which follow, but what follows was exceptional, and the result of very close teamwork between Barrister and Instructing Solicitors (JD Solicitors of Willenhall). Cathy McCulloch, instructed through her door tenancy at Church Court Chambers, explains: Last week my client was dramatically found Not Guilty of […]
Chambers are delighted to announce that Cathy McCulloch has accepted an invitation to join Church Court Chambers, Temple as a Door Tenant. Whilst Cathy’s existing practice will be unaffected, as a Door Tenant she will benefit from the support of one of London’s powerhouse sets in managing her growing case load.
Further to Cathy McCulloch’s recent admission to the List of Defence Counsel of the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon as Lead Counsel, she has today been included on the List of Counsel before the International Criminal Court. The List of Counsel is created and maintained by the Registry of the ICC. Those on the List are eligible […]
Chambers are delighted to announce that on 23rd December, Cathy McCulloch was admitted to the List of Defence Counsel of the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon as Lead Counsel. This appointment recognises her talent and professional skills as an advocate. She is one of only 166 advocates worldwide whose names appear on this list.
Cathy McCulloch has accepted direct instruction under the Direct Public Access scheme for several years. She is now approved by the Bar Council to conduct litigation. She is one of very few practicing Barristers who can to provide a complete service directly to the public for both Private Client Criminal Defence and for Civil Litigation
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