Casey has been assisting senior advocates in serious crime cases for over 7 years. She has worked across a full range of serious and high profile cases and has earned a noteworthy reputation for exceptional client care. Tenacious, empathetic and passionate, she understands the stress a police investigation or criminal prosecution can bring and guides clients through the difficult process with clarity and care.
Casey completed the academic stage of her CILEx Lawyer qualifications at the University of Westminster in 2011 and gained invaluable work experience at a number of firms including Peters & Peters LLP before joining MK Law in 2016.
She is duty accredited, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has rights of audience in the Magistrates’ Court. Casey has a particular interest in representing vulnerable or marginalised people and regularly acts on behalf of children and young adults.
Casey often represents individuals who face investigation or prosecution for the first time and challenges the police and Crown Prosecution Service on their decisions to prosecute where the evidential or public interest thresholds are not met. She regularly secures discontinuance or alternative forms of disposal on behalf of her clients.
R v AS and R v ZH – Large-scale commercial burglaries and robberies across phone stores in London.
R v RH – Possession of a firearm.
R v JJ – Attempted murder; domestic; vulnerable defendant; mental health; insanity defence.
R v JR – Arson with intent; mental health; CPS offered no evidence.
R v SG – Section 18 wounding; plea accepted to Section 20.
R v HB – Distribution of indecent images; plea agreed on the basis of no sexual motivation; SHPO not imposed; non-custodial sentence.
R v LB – Possession of false identity document and possession of articles for use in fraud.
R v AU – Possession with intent to supply drugs.
R v AS – Assault on police and large scale public order; acquittal further to rigorous disclosure requests.
R v AB – Assault on police and common assault; juvenile; vulnerable; youth caution secured after charge following representations to the police and CPS.
R v TI – Theft and common assault; diverted to the Youth Offending Team after charge; Youth Caution secured.
R v ME – Assault on police; vulnerable defendant; mental health; acquitted.
R v CS – Assault on police; juvenile; autism; case discontinued.
R v DH – Harassment; acquitted.
R v MH – Dangerous driving and failing to stop for police; case discontinued following requests for disclosure.