Iwona is developing a busy practice acting for both defence and prosecution. She has experience in a broad range of criminal proceedings and appears daily in Magistrates’, Youth and Crown Courts. Iwona has been instructed on matters which include drug offences, dishonesty offences and offences of violence as well as a variety ofdriving offences; she has also represented individuals in Extradition hearings.
In Crown Courts, Iwona has acted for defendants at bench warrant and sentence hearings. Earlier this year, representing a client in the drug offences case, Iwona negotiated a favourable basis of plea.
In Chambers, Iwona has assisted in the preparation for an appeal to the Supreme Court.
Before commencing Pupillage, Iwona worked as a paralegal and legal researcher at Peters & Peters Solicitors where she gained experience in business crime.
Iwona is bi-lingual and can take instructions in Polish.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Iwona performed worldwide as a concert violinist.
Education and awards:
BPTC Very Competent, City Law School 2015
Jules Thorn Major Scholar, Middle Temple
GDL, Distinction (first in the year), London Metropolitan University, 2014
Winner, Lady Oliver Mooting Cup, 2014
MA in Music from the Academy of Music in Krakow