Catherine Farrelly is specialist criminal practitioner with a wealth of experience in cases of organised crime, homicide and sexual offending.
Catherine's career to date has seen her involved in numerous cases involving large-scale and complex cases of fraud and deception charges, conspiracies involving money, multi-handed offending in relation to kidnap and drugs and she is frequently instructed in cases of serious sexual assaults against women and children.
Catherine is regularly instructed in cases as a leading junior advocate, often leading junior members of Chambers or in-house advocates in cases that require forensic skill and the ability to assimilate huge amounts of served and unused material. Additionally, Catherine is regularly instructed in cases that require sensitivity and particularly those involving young defendants and witness and those considered to be vulnerable. Catherine's regulatory experience includes prosecutions brought by local authorities in respect of housing and benefit fraud, health and safety, trading strandards and enviromental act proceedings.