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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7929 3732
DX:
858 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Susannah Stevens

Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Email:
QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Susannah Stevens has an extensive criminal practice and is instructed to defend and prosecute in serious, complex cases covering the whole spectrum of criminal work, including murder, serious fraud, money laundering, drug trafficking, rape and child cruelty. She has particular expertise in difficult cross-examinations and representing those regarded as vulnerable, including those with mental health issues. Susannah is also regularly instructed in police discipline, Courts Martial, and prison law matters. Her police discipline work includes the successful abuse of process application arising from a delay in serving the regulation notice in a case of racial assault and abuse. The proceedings followed a Channel 4 Dispatches programme and recommendations by the IPCC. Advised concerning a potential civil action of misfeasance in public office and negligence involving the conduct of a joint branch board chairman of the Police Federation. The case involved complex, esoteric issues of vicarious liability of the Chief Constable, the definition of a police federation representative, potential conflicts of interest and breaches of funding rules. Representing a Metropolitan Police sergeant in relation to a claim of false imprisonment against the Chief Constable of Kent, arising from an incident on Christmas Eve when the officer was off duty and sought to assist a Kent officer with an arrest.

Career

Called Middle Temple 1997.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Association of Young Fraud Lawyers; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; Public Access Bar Association (PABA); registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Susannah Stevens - QEB Hollis WhitemanA great lateral thinker – she will always find a way out of or around a problem.

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Police law (defendant)

Within: Police law (defendant) – Leading juniors

Susannah Stevens - QEB Hollis WhitemanHardworking and tireless.

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