International Criminal Court – List of Counsel

Further to Cathy McCulloch’s recent admission┬áto 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.┬áThe List of Counsel is created and maintained by the Registry of the ICC. Those on the List are eligible for appointment to represent suspects/accused or victims before the Court. As at 16/11/2015, there were 594 advocates worldwide on the List.

07 March / 2016
Author Clerks
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UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon – Defence Counsel

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.

29 December / 2015
Author Clerks
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Direct Public Access – Private Client Criminal Defence and Civil Litigation

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

14 August / 2015
Author Clerks
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Update on Direct Action Mon 27th July

This Chambers continues to support #Unity to #savelegalaid and #saveukjustice.

We support the Solicitors’ Protocol 2, and continue not to accept returns.

27 July / 2015
Author Clerks
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Follow #legalaidhero on Twitter

If you are here but suspect that Barristers are fatcats who are on the take rather than working to keep the innocent free and the rest of us safe from the guilty, try this one #legalaidhero tweet

27 July / 2015
Author Clerks
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No Returns #Unity #SaveUKJustice

Cathy McCulloch is unavailable for defence work where the legal aid certificate is dated 01.07.15 or thereafter. With effect from Wednesday 16 July 2015 she is not accepting returns.C marching

16 July / 2015
Author Clerks
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How Legal Aid Cuts will hurt the Vulnerable

Any who may think the fight against the Government’s Legal Aid agenda is about fat-cat self interest should read this article from today’s Guardian

02 July / 2015
Author Clerks
Category Uncategorized

#UNITY

Cathy McCulloch is unavailable for defence work where the legal aid certificate is dated 01.07.15 or thereafter. She will review her availability when the results of the CBA Ballot are announced.C marching

02 July / 2015
Author Clerks
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Mitigation Works

Any practitioner or probation officer will tell you that taking drugs into a prison guarantees a custodial sentence. Not necessarily so: last week an unprecedented suspended sentence order was the result of thorough research and effective mitigation both written and oral.

You can see more examples of Cathy’s research and advocacy here.

08 June / 2015
Author Clerks
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Strange Law

One would have thought that sibling rape is one of the worst examples of breach of trust.
The case of ZBT ruled that this is not the case. Cathy McCulloch’s client received a sentence of 6 years (half what would normally have been expected).

You can see more examples of Cathy’s research and advocacy here.

04 May / 2015
Author Clerks
Category Uncategorized