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Yvonne defends and prosecutes in all aspects of criminal cases. Her experience includes cases involving:-
Yvonne has a particularly keen interest in dealing with cases involving domestic violence including mental, emotional and physical abuse. Yvonne has been junior counsel on high profile cases, including murder, manslaughter and conspiracy to supply drugs.
Yvonne deals with public and private law proceedings including Children Act matters. Yvonne has extensive experience and interest in dealing with all aspects of domestic violence cases.
Yvonne is instructed as Independent Legal Advisor to the Panel in police misconduct/ disciplinary proceedings and deals with instructions from Police Authorities as well as representing police officers. Yvonne was herself a police officer before coming to the Bar.
Yvonne has prosecuted and defended in a variety of regulatory proceedings with a particular specialism in dealing with illegal money lending ("loan shark") cases on behalf of local authorities.
Her experience of regulatory work incudes advice, case preparation and advocacy in:-
Grade 3 Prosecutor CPS
LLB with distinction, University of Northumbria
Yvonne was a police officer between 1984 and 1991.She has a keen interest in cases involving all aspects of domestic violence.