Year of call 2002

Katie Fothergill

Practice Areas
Crime • Sports Law • Courts Martial


Katie began her career at the Criminal Bar in London and joined KCH from Goldsmith Chambers, Temple. With a broad practice, Katie is predominantly instructed in criminal defence and sports law but also has experience of Courts Martial, regulatory, licensing and local authority work.

Katie has represented defendants in a wide variety of criminal cases as well as sports governing bodies and individuals in sports disciplinary work such as the RFU and the ASA. She currently sits as a member of the LRU (Leicestershire Rugby Union) disciplinary panel and the England Netball Disciplinary panel and previously sat as a Chair of the FA’s Anti-Discrimination in Football panel and as a part time lecturer at de Montfort Law on the module, ‘The Sports Participant and the Courts’.

Alongside her work as a barrister, Katie’s involvement in and passion for sport continues with the children’s sports magazine, bsporty, of which she is the Founder and CEO and recently shortlisted for the Great British Businesswoman ‘Changemaker in Sport’ award 2023.

Katie studied History at the University of Durham and then Law at the College of Law, York and the City of London Law School. She is a mother of three boys in primary and secondary education.

Contact Katie

Start typing and press Enter to search