2012 Inner Temple
Jessica completed a family pupillage under Samantha Bowcock with a specific focus on public and private children matters.
During pupillage she also gained experience in respect of Ancillary Relief, Criminal Law and Personal Injury matters.
Jessica accepts instructions primarily in private and public family law proceedings, including hearings at all stages from the first appointment, fact finding to final hearing. She has experience of dealing with matters in the Family Proceedings Court up to the High Court.
Jessica appears for Local Authorities, parents, children and extended family members in public law proceedings and has particular experience acting on behalf of parties within private law proceedings concerning complex child arrangement orders and injunctions.
Jessica is currently expanding her practice in relation to Ancillary Relief.
Jessica has experience within both the Magistrates Court and Crown Court.
Jessica appears in breach proceedings in the Crown Court on behalf of the Probation Service and Defence and also has experience of trials within the Magistrates Court for both the Prosecution and Defence.
Jessica accepts instructions in all areas of Personal Injury work for both the Claimant and Defendant and has experience in appearing at infant approval hearings and at trial in road traffic accident matters.