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Areas of Practice


  • Crime

  • Prison Law

  • Coroners Inquests

Catherine O'Reilly


LLB. LLM (Merit)

Called 1998

Gray's Inn




Catherine has defended in a wide range of criminal cases before the Crown & Magistrates' Court. 


She has substantial experience of offences involving serious violence (including cases of multiple murder), the supply of drugs and theft.


In addition Catherine has particular experience in defending those accused of sexual offences. Matters have included allegations of rape, historic offences and young complainants.


She has regularly dealt with cases demanding sensitive cross-examination, often via video-link.


She has also appeared in a variety of Coroners' Inquests.


Catherine is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and Criminal Pro-Bono Unit.

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