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Criminal defence solicitor expecting child with Celebrity Big Brother reality star

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Couple met after she represented Jeremy McConnell for assaulting Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Davis

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A criminal solicitor is expecting her first child with her Celebrity Big Brother (CBB) boyfriend.

Katie McCreath, a lawyer at Crown Defence Solicitors, is said to have acted for model and reality TV personality Jeremy McConnell after he was arrested for assaulting his then on-off girlfriend Stephanie Davis, who he met while the pair were on CBB.

The couple, who have been together for over a year, announced their happy news to family and friends over the weekend, and are due their bundle of joy in December, The Sun reports. A source said:

“Jeremy and Katie are ecstatic. The baby marks a brand new chapter in their lives. They are both so excited and can’t wait to welcome their little son or daughter. Jeremy has found someone that he really loves and wants to be with forever. They can’t wait to become parents and start a family together.”

They added: “Katie has really supported Jeremy through the tough times and helped him grow as a person.”

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McConnell, 29, is already a father to two-year-old Caben-Albi with his ex-girlfriend Davis. He has limited contact with both his son and Davis after being found guilty of assaulting the Hollyoaks actress. McConnell was handed a 20-week sentence, suspended for a year, but later spent 34 days behind bars after he missed court-ordered community service to get a beard and hair transplant in Turkey. He was released in December 2017.

The Irish model who has appeared on This Morning, Beauty School Cop Outs and The Jeremy Kyle Show, revealed he is 18-months sober after becoming hooked on class A drug cocaine after leaving the CBB house. “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. I wake up happy and I radiate happiness,” McConnell told The Sun. “I can count friends and family on two hands now. I don’t want to associate with anybody that’s negative, that brings toxic energy to my life. I’m proud to where I’ve got to now.”

That newfound happiness is perhaps due to his blossoming relationship with the solicitor. The pair’s relationship was thrust into the tabloid spotlight when it was reported McCreath was living with ex-client McConnell after he left prison in December. They had previously been pictured leaving court together (though it was actually her colleague, James Morris, who acted for McConnell in court).

McCreath studied law at BPP Law School before being admitted to the roll in 2010. Her firm profile states she’s a specialist in serious and high-profile criminal defence, and that she qualified as a higher courts advocate.

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Anonymous

“McConnell, 29, is already a father to two-year-old Caben-Albi with his ex-girlfriend Davis. He has limited contact with both his son and Davis after being found guilty of assaulting the former Hollyoaks actress. McConnell was handed a 20-week sentence, suspended for a year, but later spent 34 days behind bars after he missed court-ordered community service to get a beard and hair transplant in Turkey. He was released in December 2017.”

Sounds like a catch.

Anonymous

“…revealed he is 18-months sober after becoming hooked on class A drug cocaine after leaving the CBB house..”

Better put a ring on it to stop those ladies getting him

Anonymous

He had a BEARD and hair transplant in Turkey?? WTF is a beard transplant?

Anonymous

And they’re not even married.

What is wrong with people today?

Anonymous

Since when did legal cheek turn into ok magazine

Anonymous

Exactly. This place has gone right down the shitter. Love Island / CBB, if you’re at a level where that interests you, you’re smart enough to be a mediocre lawyer at best…

Anonymous

I know right. I only came on here for my next fix of Eve Cornwell and I get this nonsense.

Anonymous

Having a child with a guy.

Who was found guilty.

Of assaulting his ex.

And how he has limited contact with them…

This person is a solicitor? Jeez..

Anonymous

Yep, bet all her former classmates are SO jealous!

Anonymous

Legal cheek you’re becoming a cheap rag

Bob

According to the Law Society, Katie is the, “Compliance Officer for Legal Practice at: Crown Solicitors Limited” – compliance!! This is conflicts of interests right?

Bob the stalker

Bob I’m not quite sure if you’re stalking Katy, or just googling her name… albeit both equally creepy, I don’t think there is a conflict as she’s left legalcheek ?

Anonymous

Different Katie, mate. Mate. Mate.

Oh mate.

Solicitation

Is he her client right now? No.
Is there a conflict of interests? No.

Anonymous

Even by Legal Cheeks standards,

this is tripe.

Does the author regret getting a law degree to end up writing this?

Anonymous

Good luck to her people can change and if shes happy to have a baby with someone who has served his time for the crime he committed and the relationship both sides was toxic. If she can move on why cant he so people should just let them both get on with their lives

Anonymous

I came to the comments to see if someone cares.

Anonymous

Stephanie Davis IS a Hollyoaks Actor not a former Hollyoaks actor, get your facts right..🙄

Hoo Kares

To be fair this is unimportant. Only diehard soapies will care. More important is that she was the victim of assault, domestic violence.

Useful insight for students

This is tosh, but it’s also a useful insight/warning. Lest there be any doubt that legal aid-funded solicitors and costs solicitors (draftsmen) exist in a different world to City solicitors, this is an excellent example.

There are wide range of careers under the title ‘solicitor’. Only very few people make it in the City. Choose wisely before gambling your future: at least have a backup plan, or accept that you may end up spending your professional life working with people like this, if you choose legal aid/crime/family. To be clear, they may be lovely people (I don’t care), my point is merely that there is a chasm between this and City work/people.

Chris Rehill

Caben Albi? Oh Jeez I can’t stop laughing!

Do I have to tell you my name?

Slow news day, Aishah?
Perhaps you could include some coverage of the latest celebs to get nail jobs or the gossip on the Z-list GTL cycle (that’s Gym-Tan-Laundry)?

Jobbie Travers

Ew gross.

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