Themis Advocates

Katerina Stein

Junior (Called for over seven years)

Year of call: 2013

General information

Devil Masters: Una Doherty, Christopher J Pirie, Douglas B Ross; Thomas L Ross, Claire M Mitchell Qualifications: M.A. (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany) Ph.D. University of Edinburgh LL.B. University of Edinburgh Dip.LP. University of Edinburgh


Since Katerina called to the Bar, her practice has focussed on Employment Law, Immigration Law, Public Law and Human Rights. She appears frequently in Immigration and Employment Tribunals, Upper and Appeal Tribunals, and both the Inner and Outer Houses of the Court of Session. 

Katerina grew up in Prague and Germany. She attained a PhD in Literature but went on to study Law and graduated from the University of Edinburgh 2007. Before she was admitted as a member of Faculty, Katerina undertook a litigation traineeship specialising in personal injury cases and employment law, followed by work as Procurator Fiscal Depute, and in the area of immigration law.

In addition, Katerina has held a number of academic appointments tutoring Law at the University of Edinburgh. She spent December 2018 in Greece as part of the “European Lawyers in Lesvos Project” under the auspices of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe and the German Bar Association, advising Asylum seekers in the refugee camp in Moria. 

Currently Katerina is one of the lawyers taking part in a pro bono scheme, the “Ukraine Advice Project UK”, an advice service providing help and support to Ukrainians seeking refuge in the UK in the wake of the invasion.

FURTHER INFORMATION Fluent to the standard of native speaker in English, German and Czech with a working knowledge of French and Spanish.

Areas of expertise


T: 0131 260 5654

Clerks and contact

Elizabeth Archibald

John-Ross Morland

Themis Advocates Inaugural Conference

Thurs 8th Sep 2022

We are delighted to invite you to attend our Inaugural Personal Injury Conference which will take place on Thursday 8th September at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR. The event is free to attend,  accredited for 3 hours CPD and open to all solicitors, trainees and paralegals.

1:00pm –  Registration & Refreshments

1:30pm – Introduction

1:45pm  – Alan McLean QC – Recent developments in limitation

2:30pm  – Michael Dempsey – QOCS: One Year On

3:15pm –  Refreshment Break

3:30pm – David James – Evidence, experts and issues at proof

4:15pm – Chris Miller – Quantum Update: Judicial Awards in Personal Injury and Fatal Accident Cases in Scotland

5:00pm – Conclusion

5:15pm – Drinks & Canapés for which all attendees are invited

Steven Walker QC to speak at the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)

We are delighted to invite you to attend the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) “International ADR Week 2022” with the most excited topic that you are looking for “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic”. 

The webinar is entitled “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic” and will feature Steven Walker QC of Themis Advocates.

14th July 2022 at 10:00 – 18:00 (GMT+7 Thailand time)

Please register from this link here



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