Kate was led by Edward Fitzgerald QC in Mangouras v Kingdom of Spain (Application no. 12050/04) before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights. The application challenged the decision of the Spanish Government to set a bail security at 3,000,000 Euros as a breach of Article 5(3) of the European Convention.
In 2010, Kate was awarded a Pegasus Scholarship by the Inns of Court. From June to September 2010, Kate was working at the National Security Project and Human Rights Department of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. She was involved in a case challenging the United States government's use of unmanned aeroplanes ("drones") to target suspected terrorists abroad: Al-Aulaqi v. Obama.
Employment and Industrial Relations
Kate regularly appears in employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal in relation to claims for unfair dismissal, TUPE transfers, whistle blowing claims, and breach of contract.
In November 2011, she successfully appealed a decision in the EAT regarding when a respondent can seek to join another respondent without the claimant's consent: Beresford v (1) Sovereign House Estates Limited (2) Mrs Humphries  I.C.R. D9.
In May 2013, Kate successfully appealed a Tribunal’s decision regarding an employee’s right to be accompanied by a trade union representative at a grievance meeting by a companion of his choice: Toal v GB Oils  I.R.L.R. 696. Kate is also regularly instructed to represent employees at mediations in relation to employment disputes.