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Katherine Archer

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email katherine.archer@42br.com


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Katherine joined 42 Bedford Row in October 2020 after successfully completing pupillage in chambers. She has a broad common law practice and accepts instructions in all of chambers’ core areas. Before joining chambers, Katherine worked as judicial assistant to two Justices in the Court of Appeal.


Katherine has experience dealing with both private and public children disputes as well as family finance proceedings. She appears for parents in child arrangements, prohibited steps and specific issue applications. During pupillage, Katherine assisted in complex care proceedings involving the diplomatic immunity of parents and has experience analysing extensive medical evidence for fact-finding hearings. She accepts instructions from all parties involved in public law proceedings. Katherine also regularly appears in applications under the Family Law Act 1996 for non-molestation and occupation orders.


  • University of Cambridge, St John’s College (BA in Law: First Class),
  • BPP Law School (BPTC: Outstanding)

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Scholarships and Awards

  • Astbury Scholarship: Middle Temple
  • Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition Award: Middle Temple
  • Excellence Award: BPP University
  • Alfred Hall Prior Scholarship: St John’s College, Cambridge
  • St John’s College Prize: St John’s College, Cambridge