Chantelle graduated with a first class law degree at the University of Liverpool in 2013 and following this was called to the Bar in 2014 after obtaining a Very Competent at City Law School.
Since completing her legal studies and prior to commencing pupillage with Chambers, Chantelle worked as a Family and Child Care Paralegal at a major firm of family solicitors in London. There Chantelle had her own caseload and undertook a variety of work, including drafting witness statements and applications for non-molestation order applications, private children act matters and public law matters. Chantelle also has experience of conducting advocacy in non-molestation order applications and private children law matters.
Additionally, Chantelle worked closely with the family and child care director in all aspects of care proceedings, with a particular focus on representing the Children’s Guardian and advising on special guardianship orders.
As well as having a large caseload within her previous role, Chantelle has a considerable amount of experience attending pro bono clinics, including the Citizens Advice Bureau, to provide free legal advice on family and child care issues. Chantelle is committed to ensuring that those who cannot necessarily afford legal representation are still able to have access to justice.
Bar Vocational Course, Very Competent, City Law School (2014)
Law LLB (Hons) First Class, University of Liverpool (2013)