Chantel became a Member of Chambers in May 2020 following the successful completion of her Pupillage with 25 Bedford Row. Chantel accepts instructions in all areas of criminal defence and has undertaken the appropriate training to deal with vulnerable witnesses.
After studying law, Chantel worked as an assistant to the Chair of one of the UK’s largest charities. After that she returned to studying and completed the BPTC part-time for the Bar alongside working full time for the Law Society of Scotland and volunteering with organisations like the Centre for Criminal Appeals.
Once she had completed her studies Chantel worked for the first part of 2018 in the Levsos Legal Centre in Greece, which is a legal centre supporting asylum seekers based in the Moria Refugee camp and detention centre. Most recently she worked as a paralegal in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation department at BWB. As a paralegal Chantel gained experience in a range of matters from Charity fraud to Media and IP disputes and on pro bono matters such as for the Croydon Law Centre.
- BPP - BPTC Part-Time
- LSE - MSc Health, Community and Development, domestic violence policy
- LLB Law - King’s College London
- LSE Graduate Scholarship
- LSE Research Grant
- Middle Temple
- Criminal Bar Association
- Women in Criminal Law
- Bar Human Rights Committee