DONNA LONGCROFT

Call: 2021 (Middle Temple)

Practice areas: Crime and family

Donna is a pupil in chambers and available to instruct from April 2022.

To instruct Donna, contact her clerks at clerks@2drj.com or on 070 7936 2613.

Donna began her legal career following an eight year career in theatre and performance.

Prior to undertaking pupillage Donna spent 3 years working for the National Probation Service as an officer in the Crown Court where she was responsible for risk management and pre-sentence analysis of offenders. In this role she gained extensive experience in client care and gained in depth knowledge of sentencing which she intends to utilise within her practice.

 

Alongside her BPTC studies, Donna also completed her LLM in family law where she represented clients in FHDRA, DRA, Fact Finding Hearing and Final Hearings. She also volunteered for a charity as an advocate for youths who were facing expulsion from school.

 

Education / Qualifications:

 

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre and Performance

Graduate Diploma in Law  

Bar Professional Training Course – Very Competent

Master of Laws - Distinction

 

Awards:

 

Jules Thorne Major Scholarship 2019, The Honourable Society Middle Temple BPTC 

The Honourable Society of Middle Temple Blackstones Entrance Award 2019, 

Jules Thorne Major Scholarship 2017, The Honourable Society Middle Temple GDL 

Winner of Middle Temple Access to Bar Michael Sherrard Award 2018

Winner of the Tilfen Land Bursary 2005

 

Memberships:

Criminal Bar Association

FBLA

Women In Criminal Law