Natasha is very responsive, extremely thorough, pragmatic and easy to work with as part of the team. She is an assertive and tenacious advocate.”
Natasha is consistently ranked as a leading junior in Chambers UK and Legal 500 and is often instructed as sole counsel in high value, multifaceted litigation. She also has experience of acting as junior to senior counsel on particularly complex matters and being instructed as part of a team of counsel on large scale, high value and document-heavy government disputes. Natasha has been published in the Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal several times.
Natasha’s expertise extends across the main areas of commercial and chancery law. She is particularly well-placed to assist on matters involving an overlap between her specialisms. Natasha regularly appears in the Business and Property Courts and has also appeared before various tribunals. She is accustomed to representing clients at trials, appeals and urgent applications such as ex parte injunctions, often appearing against significantly more senior opponents. She has undertaken numerous mediations and joint settlement meetings as counsel and is also an accredited mediator.
Natasha won the Bristol Law Society’s “Barrister of the Year 2017” Award. The judges were said to be “struck by her apparent maturity with her work”. She was described as “an excellent lawyer and pleasant to deal with” and “one to watch”. Within her first five months of tenancy she was successful in an application for permission to appeal and an appeal concerning errors of law and fact.
- Contributing Author to LexisPSL as a Restructuring and Insolvency Expert (2021)
- Chancery Bar Association
- Professional Negligence Bar Association
Qualifications & awards:
- LLM International Commercial Law (Distinction), University of Nottingham
- BVC, BPP
- LLB Law (Hons), University of Hull
- Bristol Law Society’s “Barrister of the Year 2017”
- Istituto di Studi Economici e per l’Occupazione Scholarship
- Ferens Scholarship
Natasha marshalled at the Court of Appeal Civil Division and in the Chancery Division of Bristol District Registry. Prior to pupillage, she represented clients at more than 600 hearings as a County Court Advocate in the fields of commercial, chancery and general civil law. Natasha also previously worked as a paralegal in a law firm managing her own caseload involving claims on all three tracks. She is therefore familiar with the difficulties facing professional clients and lay clients throughout the litigation process.
Natasha regularly delivers seminars in her areas of specialism. She can be contacted directly or via the marketing team or the clerks for speaking engagements.