Ms Aadhithya Anbahan > Chambers of Elizabeth Isaacs KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Elizabeth Isaacs KC
St Ives Chambers
1-3 WHITTALL STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6DH
England

Work Department

Aadhithya Anbahan is a Barrister specialising in Regulatory and Housing law.

Position

Aadhithya Anbahan is a Barrister specialising in Regulatory and Housing law.

Aadhithya’s approachable and likeable manner accompanies her reputation as a confident, forthright and fearless advocate for her clients. She is noted for her methodical and analytical approach alongside meticulous preparation.

Aadhithya regularly appears in the full range of housing matters before the High Court, Circuit Court, District Judges, Magistrates and Youth Court. She is well equipped at dealing with all aspects of housing law, including proceedings relating to possession, injunction, contempt, committal and closure orders.

She also enjoys a wide and varied regulatory practice, through which she has represented education boards, local authorities and the police in a range of hearings from closure orders and non-police prosecutions to parole board hearings and tribunal matters. Aadhithya is often instructed in a range of regulatory matters before the Magistrates and Crown Court and is well-versed in the conduct, law and procedure of such cases. Aadhithya recently successfully prosecuted the first trial under Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Aadhithya is considered to be an eloquent, articulate and persuasive advocate with gravitas beyond her years. She is noted as having a professional and affable manner with clients, solicitors and judges alike. Those instructing her are willing to trust Aadhithya with cases well beyond her call due to her keen eye for detail, client care, impeccable conduct and preparation.

Career

Year of Call: 2015

Housing Law

Aadhithya regularly appears in the full range of housing matters before the High Court, Circuit Court, District Judges, Magistrates and Youth Court. She is well equipped at dealing with all aspects of housing law, including;

  • Possession
  • Injunctions
  • Contempt and committal
  • Closure Orders
  • Anti-social behaviour and nuisance
  • Disrepair
  • Equality Act and Public Law Defences
  • Succession
  • Trespass

Aadhithya’s approachable and likeable manner accompanies her reputation as a confident and fearless advocate. Aadhithya is well able to appreciate and appropriately handle the subtleties and nuances of any case and is always highly prepared and organised in her approach. She is considered a persuasive and eloquent advocate who acts steadfastly in promoting her client’s case and position.

Regulatory law

Aadhithya also enjoys a wide and varied regulatory practice, through which she has represented education boards, local authorities and the police in a range of hearings from closure orders and non-police prosecutions to parole board hearings and tribunal matters. Aadhithya regularly appears in a range of regulatory matters before the Magistrates and Crown Court and is well-versed in the conduct, law and procedure of such cases.

Aadhithya is considered to be a meticulous advocate who acts in a timely and efficient fashion with regards to preparation. She is trusted by those instructing her for having complete command of her case and for her personable and likeable manner as noted by clients, solicitors and Judges. Aadhithya is considered as a persuasive and eloquent advocate who acts fearlessly in promoting her client’s case and position.

Aadhithya accepts instruction in all Regulatory matters commensurate with her call.

.Further Information

Aadhithya was previously 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.

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.

Languages

English and Tamil

Memberships

The Midlands Circuit

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Young Barrister’s Committee

The Criminal Bar Association

Education

2:1 – LLB hons Dunelm – Law, University of Durham (Trevelyan College)

Very Competent – Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law (London, Bloomsbury)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Social housing

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Aadhithya AnbahanSt Ives ChambersAadhithya has an excellent manner with instructing officers – she is warm, confident and reassuring. She is not pessimistic and willing to give things a go. Really good technical expertise and great work in court.