Michelle regularly defends Police Officers in both criminal and disciplinary proceedings.
Michelle has conducted cases at all levels of the criminal justice system. These range from serious sexual offences in the Crown Court to, if requested, Special Reasons arguments in the Magistrates court for drink driving offences. She has extensive experience in the most difficult of criminal cases both for the prosecution and the defence. She sits as a Recorder of the Crown Court.
Michelle has also dealt with more technical offences such as alleged Data Protection breaches as well as more common factual disputes such as domestic violence. She believes that there is no one way to approach a case and Michelle brings along a wide skill set and incisive intellect to each one. She has extensive experience in dealing with complex legal arguments, drafting skeleton arguments and presenting them in court.
Michelle is also able to deal with expert evidence. She grasps difficult issues quickly and presenting them in a manageable way.
Known first and foremost as a tenacious fighter she is also renowned for her client care, being able to put clients who aren’t used to being in court at their ease.
Michelle is rated in the Legal 500 as one of the top Juniors on the Midlands Circuit.
“She’s very diligent and bright.”
Chambers UK 2020
Health and Safety Lawyers Association
LLB (Europe) (Hons)