Kate Brunner QC
Kate Brunner QC is Leader of Circuit with effect from 1 October 2019. Kate was called to the Bar in 1997 (Inner Temple) and practises from Albion Chambers, Bristol. She practises in crime, regulatory work, child law, and inquests. She took silk in 2015 and in the same year set up the Western Circuit Women’s Forum.
Jodie Mittell of 3PB Barristers, Winchester is the Circuit Junior with responsibility for the day to day operation of the Circuit and its financial affairs. Jodie was called to the Bar in 2004 (Inner Temple) and practises in crime. She was appointed Deputy District Judge (Magistrates Courts) in 2017 and is an experienced advocacy trainer for Circuit.
Emma Martin of Albion Chambers Taunton is wine treasurer with responsibility for all social events on Circuit. Emma was called to the Bar in 2002 (Lincoln’s Inn) and joined Circuit in 2004. She practises in crime including courts martial.