Kate Temple-Mabe

Year of call: 2018  


Kate is a pupil at 7BR. She is currently undertaking the civil portion of her pupillage under the supervision of Susannah Johnson.

Kate holds degrees in English Literature from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA) and King’s College London (MA). She completed her LLB at Queen Mary University of London, where she achieved the top result in her year in both years of study. She completed the BPTC (Outstanding) at BPP Law School.

Before coming to the Bar, Kate worked at the British Institute of Human Rights, where she undertook research informing organisational positions on domestic human rights issues, especially surrounding mental health and mental capacity (particularly the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and DoLS). She also volunteered at two law centres, and represented appellants in welfare benefits tribunals. Before commencing her law degree, she worked as an academic administrator and co-founded a London-based literary magazine.

Kate expects to begin taking her own cases from April 2019 as part of the practising half of her pupillage.

Scholarships & Awards

  • Princess Royal Scholarship (Inner Temple)
  • Advocacy Award and Excellence Award Scholarships (BPP Law School)
  • Sir Roy Goode Prize for best final result (Queen Mary, London)
  • Drapers’ Company Prize for academic achievement (Queen Mary, London)
  • Roger Crane Medal for contribution to the life of the Law School (Queen Mary, London)
  • Old Square Chambers prize for best Labour Law mark (Queen Mary, London)
  • Oxford University Press prize for best Equity & Trusts mark (Queen Mary, London)
  • Sweet & Maxwell Prize for best result in year (Queen Mary, London)
  • Dechert Contract Prize for best Contract Law mark (Queen Mary, London)
  • Law Department Prize for best Land Law mark (Queen Mary, London)
  • Principal’s Prize for academic achievement (Queen Mary, London)
  • Queen Mary Senior Status Bursary
  • King’s College London International Postgraduate Scholarship

How to get in touch

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