Natasha practices 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, inquiries 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 also a councillor in the City of London and co-chair of the Society of Labour Lawyers Crime Group.
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