Ngaa Zivuku

Ngaa Zivuku

Call: 2011

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Ngaa is a friendly and approachable advocate who fearlessly and effectively represents her clients. She is particularly noted for the manner in which she is able to handle vulnerable and anxious clients.

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Crime Barrister

Ngaa has developed a busy practice and accepts instructions in all areas of criminal law.  She prosecutes and defends a wide range of matters in the Youth Court, Magistrates Court and Crown Court.

Notable cases

Prosecution

R v SB

Secured a conviction for coercive and controlling behaviour in a multi-day trial where the complainant had withdrawn support and had to be summonsed to attend.

R v CA

Secured a conviction of an employee who had left her employer but had continued to obtain unauthorised computer access with a view of committing further offences.

R v TX

Represented the Crown in an exposure case where the Crown’s witnesses were 2 children  who had not had ABE interviews and were distraught at the idea of giving evidence about what they had witnessed

Defence

R v BF

Represented a Defendant charged with ABH of his partner and child, where the Defendant failed to attend the trial. ABH of child dismissed at half time after Ngaa made successful submissions on the evidence.

R v MS

Secured a non-custodial sentence for a youth Defendant convicted of his second knife possession

R v RT

Secured a suspended sentence for Defendant who had stolen a bank card, obtained money fraudulently and then subsequently perverted the course of justice by reporting to police that a named individual had held a gun to his head and forced him to steal the money.

Family Barrister

Ngaa undertakes work in all areas of family law, including Private and Public Law Children, Financial Remedies and Family Law Act proceedings. Ngaa is meticulous in her preparation and committed to achieving the best outcome for her clients. She is praised for her ability to put nervous clients at ease.

Children (Private Law)

Ngaa regularly represents clients who are involved in private children proceedings and accepts instructions in all stages of such proceedings, including final and fact-finding hearings. Ngaa is praised for her excellent witness handling and effective cross examination- experience of which is gained from her criminal law practice.

Children (Public Law)

Ngaa has experience representing parents in care proceedings where care proceedings have been instigated because of domestic violence, drink and drug dependence and mental health problems.

Domestic Violence and Injunctions

Ngaa has experience applying for and contesting non-molestation orders and occupation orders. More recently, Ngaa has accepted instructions in forced marriage protection orders.

Family Finance and Property

Ngaa is building her practice in the area of family finance and property.  She has experience of a range of financial remedy hearings, including FDAs, FDRs, preliminary issue hearings and final hearings.

 

 

Civil Barrister

Ngaa accepts instructions in personal injury cases on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants. She acts in claims arising out of road traffic accidents, employers and occupiers liability and has acted for Claimants and Defendants in contractual disputes. Ngaa represents both Defendants and Claimants in infant settlement hearings and accepts  instructions to provide written advices and to settle pleadings.

Education & Qualifications


  • BPTC, BPP Law School (2011)
  • LLB (Hons), Brunel University (2009)

Memberships


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association

Recognition


  • Duke of Edinburgh Award, Inner Temple (2010)
  • Exhibition Award, Inner Temple (2010)
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