Kathryn Howarth specialises in public international law, extradition and public law. She is on the Attorney General’s Public International Law Panel of Counsel and the Attorney General’s Civil Panel of Counsel. She is instructed by UK and foreign government departments and individuals. Kathryn is described in the Legal 500 as combining “intellectual strength with an imperturbable, yet reassuring, court manner”.


  • Mansfield Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Denning Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Howland Prize for the Most Outstanding Performance on the LL.M (University of Toronto)


Legal 500 2020, Leading Juniors, International Crime and Extradition:
“She combines intellectual strength with an imperturbable, yet reassuring, court manner.”

Legal 500 previous entries:
“A well–rounded, hardworking and energetic advocate”.
“Up and coming junior”.


  • Attorney General’s Civil Panel of Counsel (C-Panel)
  • Attorney General’s Public International Law Panel of Counsel (C-Panel)
  • CPS Specialist Extradition Panel – Level 3
  • CPS Advocate Panel – Level 3


  • M.A. (Cantab)
  • LL.M (Public International Law) University of Toronto (Howland Prize for the Most Outstanding Performance on the LL.M)

Professional Memberships

  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • Defence Extradition Lawyers Association (DELF)

Public Access

Undertakes Public Access work

Attorney General Panel

Appointed to C panel


Criminal Judicial Review (Hart)

9th March 2020

This is a comprehensive guide to challenging decisions of criminal courts and public bodies in the criminal justice system using judicial review. Written by a team of criminal and public law practitioners, it considers claims for judicial review arising in the criminal justice system, which now represent a distinct area of public law. Contributing Author (Chapter on EU Criminal Law).

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TGC Welcomes Kathryn Howarth to Chambers

9th March 2020

We are delighted to announce that Kathryn Howarth has accepted an invitation to join Temple Garden Chambers. Kathryn specialises in public international law, extradition and public law. She is a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel.

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