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Shada Mellor
Call 2017
Specialisms: Crime, Housing Law
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Tel: 0191 232 1927


Shada Mellor


Shada is able to accept instructions in criminal cases. When she was a Pupil she was under the supervision of Tony Cornberg, having previously been supervised by Rachel Hedworth.

During her first six, Shada gained a broad range of experience across Chambers’ criminal practice areas in the Crown Court, Magistrates’ Court and Inquests. She has consistently demonstrated an ability to digest large volumes of material and has a keen eye for detail. She is comfortably able to cut through factually complex cases and, through her very personable nature, has a natural ability to build a rapport quickly with clients.

Shada has a keen interest in financial crime, having worked for two years at a company specialising in derivative contract negotiations for large financial institutions. Prior to taking that position Shada worked as a County Court Advocate, where she appeared in a variety of hearings before the District Bench, including contested small claims. She also has valuable experience working with vulnerable adults from her time volunteering as an Appropriate Adult through Mind, a mental health charity.

While undertaking pupillage, Shada has also developed an interest in Environmental law, while researching a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency, alleging that the defendant was operating a waste activity in contravention of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 and Environmental Protection Act 1990. Additionally, Shada has contributed to several published pieces in the Environmental Law Review.


The Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Young Legal Aid Lawyers


LLB (Hons) European Legal Studies (Upper 2:1) Kent University, including a year studying at The University of Bergen, Norway – 2014-2016
BPTC (Very Competent) Northumbria University 2016-2017


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