Sam was admitted as a solicitor in October 2001 having decided to specialise in criminal defence as part of her legal training and worked in the field prior to official admission to gain early experience. She is also a Duty solicitor and has worked all over the UK and has been based in London now for several years.
She regularly attends Magistrates’ and Youth courts, police stations, prisons and maintains a Crown Court caseload. Experienced in cases that have proceeded through the Appellate Courts, European Court of Human Rights, Criminal Cases Review Commission and conducted Judicial Reviews whilst working in the Immigration field; she has also undertaken rigorous complaints via the Independent Police Complaints Commission. She also has experience in conducting Prison Law matters and adjudications and has represented those in the Armed Forces in military proceedings.