Donna is available to instruct from April 2022:
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
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
Criminal Bar Association
Women In Criminal Law