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We are delighted to welcome Shekyena Marcelle-Brown as a third six pupil, commencing today (14th March 2022).
Shekyena specialises in Criminal law and Professional Discipline and regularly defends a broad range of offences such as violence including domestic, animal cruelty, road traffic, public order, drugs, and weapons in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth courts.
She has experience representing vulnerable clients with mental health conditions, as well as youths having completed Youth Justice training from the Youth Justice Legal Centre.
Shekyena prosecutes as a Grade 1 CPS Panel Advocate and also represents the Police in civil order applications and most recently secured a Stalking Protection Order for the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.
She has a particular interest in Regulatory law and Professional Discipline and has been instructed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to present interim order applications in cases involving serious allegations of professional misconduct.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Shekyena worked at the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Case Manager, and the Health and Care Professions Council as a Case Manager and Advocate. Most recently she worked at the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Adjudicator’s Office (HM Revenue & Customs), where she developed experience in financial and tax matters.
Tom Edwards looks at the impact of the shift from Joint Enterprise to Common Purpose in the five years since…
Ben Hargreaves explores the inherent challenges in the admissibility of sexual history in sex cases. Section 41 of the Youth…
An analysis of the law on fitness to plead and stand trial in the magistrates’ courts: Silas Lee reviews the…
Silas Lee, pupil barrister, reviews the statutory regime on witness anonymity. Anonymous witness orders are most commonly sought by the…
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