Kate Ryle

Called in 2002

Areas of Practice
Crime, Local Authorities & Public Law, Prison law


Practice Profile

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BA (Oriental Studies): Somerville College, Oxford
CPE: City University


Kate prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court, including multi-handed trials and confiscation hearings. She is instructed in a wide range of cases, including s.18 GBH and other offences against the person, burglary, robbery, weapons offences, drugs cases, sexual offences and identity document offences. Local authority work includes benefit fraud, counterfeit goods offences and offences under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Kate has also acted for the RSPCA in animal cruelty cases.

Prison Law

Kate is an experienced practitioner representing prisoners at parole hearings and adjudications.


Kate has significant experience of licensing appeals and of applications before licensing sub-committees. She has acted for licensees and also for licensing authorities, including as legal adviser to sub-committees.

Education Appeals

Kate has appeared before independent appeal panels in appeals against admission and exclusion decisions. She has also acted as legal adviser to the panel.


Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit, Liberty


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