Catherine Rabaiotti


"Efficiency, hard work and dedication are her trademark"

- Instructing Solicitor

Catherine is ranked in both Chambers & Partners and in The Legal 500, as a leading junior in Crime. She has wide ranging experience in serious crime, disciplinary matters and inquests. She frequently acts on behalf of professional clients including bankers, doctors and pharmacists.

She has specialist expertise in serious financial crime and is instructed as junior defence counsel in the SFO prosecution of manipulation of the $ LIBOR rate.

Catherine regularly undertakes work in the field of Health and Safety and has been involved in the prosecution of a number of multinational corporations. Catherine also appears before the GMC, GPhC and in Coronial Inquests on behalf of doctors and pharmacists.

Catherine is particularly commended for her advocacy, industry and her ability to analyse voluminous material and distill it into a comprehensible form.

A selection of recent cases of interest include:

Financial Crime

  • Junior defence counsel in the manipulation of the international $ LIBOR benchmark by Barclays' Bank derivative traders in New York;
  • Junior defence counsel in two prosecutions brought by BIS of a company director of a PLC charged with multiple mortgage frauds and frauds in connection with proceedings before the Official Receiver, defendant acquitted in both trials;
  • Defence counsel for defendant acquitted of multi-million pound international money laundering conspiracy; and,
  • Junior prosecution counsel in multi-million pound fraud on supermarkets and consumers.

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Regulatory Crime, Inquiry and Disciplinary

Health and Safety

General Crime