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          Catharine Porter


          Catharine is a senior member of the Police/Prison law team. She specialises in all aspects of Prison and Inquest law regularly attending Article 2 Inquests.

          Catharine's experience includes dealing with deaths in custody due to drug/alcohol abuse/suicide/accidental death and advising clients in respect of both the resulting inquests and any potential civil claims which may follow.

          Catharine also advises on all aspects of potential HSE and/or criminal prosecutions for corporate manslaughter. Whilst acting for clients, Catharine has built up a substantial network of "tried and tested" expert witnesses whom she regularly and successfully instructs to challenge the all-important issues such as cause of death/causation.