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(Year of Call 2015)
Joined Chambers: 2015
2:1 - LLB hons Dunelm - Law, University of Durham (Trevelyan College) Very Competent - Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law (London, Bloomsbury)
Aadhithya is currently under the joint supervision of David Jackson and Amy Jacobs for the tenure of her second six.
During pupillage Aadhithya has been regularly instructed in an array of criminal proceedings including Defence work in the Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts. Aadhithya also regularly prosecutes on behalf of the CPS in the Magistrates Court. She has comfortably handled a wide range of matters relating to violence, drugs and dishonesty amongst others.
Aadhithya is keen to maintain and expand he practice and accepts instruction in all Criminal work commensurate with her call.
Before commencing pupillage at St Ives Chambers, Aadhithya spent six months working in the USA with the Jackson, Mississippi Office of Capital Post Conviction Counsel, investigating and providing legal services on final stage Death Penalty cases. During this time Aadhithya routinely met and conducted conferences with clients incarcerated on “death row”, interviewed a wide range of witnesses, professionals and jurors and investigated historic crimes. This was done alongside the general breadth of paralegal duties such as drafting notices of appeal, skeleton arguments and extensive legal research.
Aadhithya has particularly valuable experience dealing with vulnerable individuals and those with mental health concerns through time spent working in the NHS with the Greater Manchester CRISIS outreach and Mental Health Teams. During this time she operated the Mental Health Services help line and is familiar with psychiatric and psychological assessments of those with a wide range of mental health and learning difficulties.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Aadhithya was employed by the Civil Service as a Home Office Presenting Officer, representing the Secretary of State regularly in Asylum, Human Rights, EEA Regulations, general Immigration, Points-Based System, Entry Clearance and Visit Visa appeals at the First Tier AIT Tribunal.