Vida Simpeh

Called 2014

Vida Simpeh

Pupil

Vida practices in all areas of criminal defence including drugs, violence and public disorder, confiscation and enforcement. Vida has worked on complex and voluminous financial crime cases and developed a reputation for being thorough and having the ability to easily grasp complex cases and areas of law. She is a personable and accessible advocate.

Prior to joining 25 Bedford Row, Vida gained experience in a variety of areas including, education law, community care law and public law. This has provided her with a wealth of knowledge, particularly when dealing with vulnerable clients and has excellent advocacy skills.

Vida has represented clients at tribunals as a Free Representation Unit volunteer and in her role as an Education and Community Care Paralegal at a national solicitor firm.

Vida is the Founder of Inspiring Youth Achievement, a charity which aims to encourage, support and inspire young people to achieve their ambitions.

Qualifications and Awards

  • 2016 Shelford Scholarship, Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
  • 2015 Inspiring Youth Achievement, Haringey Partnership Award
  • 2012 Hardwicke Entrance Award, Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
  • 2011 Sir Henry Barber Scholarship, University of Birmingham
  • 2011 University of Birmingham, LLB Law (First Class)

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn