Jasmine is dual qualified in Australia and the United Kingdom, having been called to the Bar in 2011 in the UK and admitted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Australia in 2008.
A junior with experience and a proven track record in successfully representing clients bringing a blend of excellent advocacy, high level inter-personal and multicultural communication skills. Jasmine has a longstanding commitment to criminal and social justice.
She has previously had a defence-focused criminal practice in Australia and has expanded into both a defence and prosecution practice in the UK. Jasmine has experience in a wide variety of criminal matters ranging from violence through to fraud. She regularly appears in the Magistrates’ Court, Youth Court and Crown Court.
Jasmine has developed a strong inquest practice and has acted for different interested persons including family and individual NHS and police staff. She has undertaken immigration appeal work including both advocacy and advice. She has experience in drafting civil and criminal advices, skeleton arguments, and a variety of court documents. She has prepared the case for the appellants on a petition before the Privy Council.
Before coming to the Bar in the UK Jasmine worked with the Aboriginal Legal Service, a public service organisation giving information and referrals, legal advice and court representation to indigenous Australians through the criminal justice system. In this role she represented clients in bail applications, mentions, trials, sentences, and appeals. She has also instructed in a murder trial, and appeared in bail applications at the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the final state court of appeal.
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