Kate Preston

Crime Solicitor

01782 308 308
kate.preston@turnocks.com

Kate is an accredited representative and duty solicitor who specialises in motoring offences and criminal court advocacy.

She also manages cases including rape, murder, the whole spectrum of driving offences, serious assault, and firearms offences.

Typical areas I deal with are:

  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Drug offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Child sex offences
  • Public Order Act offences
  • Motoring offences
  • Drink-driving offences
  • Serious assaults
  • Firearms offences

I have recently acted for clients in relation to:

  • Representing a professional footballer accused of assault, this case was subsequently discontinued at the crown court following successful representations
  • Representing a defendant in connection with a murder involving many other defendants who were also accused
  • Representing a defendant who was subsequently acquitted of being in possession of a sawn-off shot gun
  • Successfully challenged the unfair terms of an ASBO requested by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Representing a defendant accused of rape which led to the case being discontinued
  • Successfully challenged CPS decisions to prosecute defendants with a history of mental health problems