Natasha practises in all areas of criminal defence and associated areas of work including fraud, drugs, violence and public disorder, sexual offences, confiscation and enforcement, licensing and regulatory offences, extradition, inquests and public and administrative law.
Natasha has a particular interest in cases involving vulnerable defendants and was a member of JUSTICE's working party on ‘Mental health and fair trial’, chaired by Sir David Latham. The working party reported its findings in November 2017.
Natasha lectures on the Transnational Criminal Justice LLM programme at BPP University Law School in London. Her lectures include ‘Human Rights and the Defence of the Accused’ and ‘Extradition and Surrender’.
Prior to joining 25 Bedford Row, Natasha worked at Norton Rose Fulbright as part of the white collar crime team who successfully defended Victor Dahdaleh against charges of international corruption. She also spent four months at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, working for the Defence Team of Assad Sabra, and worked at JUSTICE as their Human Rights Policy Intern.
Natasha is trained as a Community Mediator and has undertaken the Legal Action Group’s advanced inquest training.
Natasha is instructed alone and as a led junior.
2013 University of Law, Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding (Top of Year)
2012 University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction
2011 University of Leeds, BA English Language & Literature, First (Top of Year)
2013 - Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn
Invited to give Reply Speech at Lincoln’s Inn Call Ceremony
2012 - Denning Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn
2011 - Sir Richard Graham Prize for best academic performance, School of English, University of Leeds
Dissertation published in Leeds African Studies Bulletin
2010 - Dean’s List, Pennsylvania State University
2009 - Ripon Prize for best second year academic performance, School of English, University of Leeds
Member of the Criminal Bar Association
Search Warrants: In Theory and Practice. 25 Bedford Row Fraud Bulletin, co-authored with George Carter-Stephenson, 2015