Katherine studied Law at Durham University. After graduating, she went on to study the Legal Practice Course and LLM in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law in London, gaining a distinction.
Katherine spent a year and half working as a paralegal and specialising in Education Law prior to commencing her training contract with Fiona Bruce in January 2019.
In between completing her undergraduate degree and the Legal Practice Course, Katherine volunteered for a church in Durham for a year. She worked in a safe house for young mothers, and in youth groups on an estate outside of Durham, as well as supporting a number of other projects.