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Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC

Living Wage
LONDON, WC1R 4HD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Fax:
Fax 020 7067 1507
DX:
1043 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.25bedfordrow.com
25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC), Abimbola Johnson, London, ENGLAND

Abimbola Johnson

Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Email:
25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC)

Position

Abimbola’s practice encompasses all areas of criminal defence and associated areas of work including fraud, serious and organised violence, drugs, public disorder, sexual offence cases, confiscation and enforcement, licencing and regulatory offences, closure orders and trading standards matters. She has experience representing young and vulnerable clients. Abimbola is instructed alone and as a led junior. She has experience representing young and vulnerable clients.

Career

Called 2011, Inner Temple. Prior to joining 25 Bedford Row after successful completion of a third-six pupillage, Abimbola had completed a pupillage at a previous set. She is therefore a defence advocate with some prosecution experience. She was regularly instructed to assist the chairman and counsel to the Mid-Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry, contributing to the preparation of the chairman’s inquiry report. Before coming to the Bar, Abimbola worked as a paralegal at Lansbury Worthington where she worked in the prison law department, specialising in defending prisoners facing human rights issues and the crime department defending in a major student visas fraud case. She also worked as a paralegal at Kingsley Napley scheduling and collating material in the defence of a serious fraud matter.

Languages

French, intermediate.

Member

Criminal Bar Association (Executive Committee); Female Fraud Forum; Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

Education

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls; University of Oxford (BA Hons, Jurisprudence (Law), 2:1, 2009).

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