R v KN, Woolwich Crown Court (2018) – represented a vulnerable defendant for sentence in a £100,000 benefits fraud committed over 7 years, achieving a result well below what was expected on the sentencing guidelines, a “direct result of her advocacy skills and ability as counsel”. The client reported afterwards, “she fought for me every step of the way”.
R v CL, Kingston Crown Court (2018) – appeal allowed against conviction for assault in a case with strong prosecution evidence, a result achieved through “strong advocacy, hard work and determination”.
R v OM, Bournemouth Crown Court (2018) – assisted her pupil supervisor in drafting an advice and grounds of appeal to the Court of Appeal on a novel point of law, the extent to which lying about being a doctor undermined the complainants’ consent to botox injections resulting in grievous bodily harm.
R v KW, Kingston Crown Court (2018) – sentence for a 23-year-old defendant for perverting the course of justice. 10 weeks’ immediate custody, described by the judge as “kept to the shortest I possibly can, reduced in light of the personal mitigation put forward”