Jess Butterell

  • Year Of Call

    Year of call: 2018
Jess Butterell

JESS BUTTERELL 

Year of call: 2018

Call clerks: 0113 297 1200

Email clerks: clerks@kbwchambers.com

  • Practice Summary

    Jess is a Level 1 CPS Prosecutor and regularly appears in the Magistrates Courts for both prosecution and defence work. Jess has also received instructions for Crown Court defence work, including for offences such as violent disorder and affray. Jess undertook pupillage under the supervision of Katy Rafter; a criminal specialist.

  • Practice Summary

    Jess accepts instructions in both private and public family law. Jess has experience being instructed by Local Authorities, parents and the Children’s Guardian in her family work.

    Jess’ family work has included cases with complex issues such as non-accidental injuries, domestic abuse and drug and alcohol misuse. Jess has experience working with vulnerable clients and has conducted a range of hearings from emergency ICO and removal hearings, to Finding of Fact and Final Hearings. Jess’ work has included cases with an international dimension which have and she has experience working with clients who reside abroad.

  • Practice Summary

    For a section of her pupillage, Jess spent time with Oliver Thorne during which she assisted with and observed a variety of police work ranging from misconduct to inquests. Jess accepts instructions in this area.

  • Practice Summary

    Part of Jess’ pupillage saw her observing Roxanne Frantzis whilst she conducted a number of immigration hearings in both the first tier and upper tribunal. During this time Jess also gained an insight into Roxanne’s role as a tribunal judge whilst sitting at Taylor House, London. Jess accepts instructions in this area.

  • Education and Awards

    Newcastle University – Bachelor of Laws;

    University of Law – BPTC (Very Competent);

    Gray’s Inn – Felicity Ann Goddard Scholarship;

    Called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn 2018;

    Winner of the University of Law KBW Criminal Moot 2018;

    Voluntary Work

    Jess volunteered with the National Centre for Domestic Violence whilst studying the Bar. During this work she would assist victims of DV through drafting their applications for Non-Molestation Orders.