Samantha joined Lawtons in 2017 as a paralegal in our Hertford office, before commencing her training contract in 2019 and working primarily in the Crown Court department. She is also an Accredited Police Station Representative.
Due to the sensitivity of criminal cases, Samantha focuses on creating a rapport with clients to ensure they will feel comfortable discussing their case and will take onboard the honest and robust advice given at each stage of their case. She has the experience to deal with a variety of criminal matters, ranging from drink-drive cases in the Magistrates’ Court to more serious offences in the Crown Court, such as armed robbery.
Samantha studied at the University of Hertfordshire where she completed her Law degree achieving first class honours. She went on to receive a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the same University.
Samantha also has a Masters in Law having carried out a focused study on mental health within the Criminal Justice System and identifying the problems that exist.