Successful defence application under the ‘slip rule’ to reduce custodial sentence by a third.
Suzanne joined Chambers in April 2018 and is a member of the criminal team. She completed her pupillage at a leading criminal defence firm in Bristol before moving to 30 Park Place in October 2017 to undertake a third six pupillage under the guidance of Marian Lewis.
Suzanne appears on behalf of the prosecution and defence in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts in various criminal matters including ABH, domestic violence, sexual offences, dangerous dogs, possession with intent to supply drugs, motoring offences and hearings under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
She is an associate lecturer on the Bar Professional Training Course at The University of West of England.
Suzanne is a mature entrant to the Bar following 28 years operation experience in the police service in the Merseyside and South Wales areas. She brings with her an in-depth knowledge of police investigations and procedures following her various roles in uniform, CID, crime management and covert policing. During her career she was seconded to the National Crime Squad, now National Crime Agency, instructing in surveillance techniques, disclosure and other covert policing tactics.