Stefanie is supervised by Jay Gajjar, Deputy Head of Chambers, and is building a busy practice which reflects the range of chambers’ expertise whilst continuing to grow on her previous legal experience in family law and areas of civil.
Prior to commencing pupillage at Imperium Chambers, Stefanie was a court advocate and was instructed in over 500 cases covering a wide range of civil practice areas. She regularly represented clients across small claims trials, applications, and final hearings. She has also had significant experience in landlord and tenant disputes, HMO licencing, road traffic accidents, personal injury, flight delay, credit hire, consumer rights, debt recovery, and bankruptcy.
Stefanie also worked as a family law Mckenzie Friend and attained invaluable court experience of first hearings right through to permission to appeal in private family law proceedings, including child arrangements, applications under the Family Law Act 1996, international relocation and child abduction matters.
She is particularly adept at dealing with cases where there is a cross-over between applications for child arrangement orders, non-molestation orders and occupations orders. She strives to ensure clients feel like their voices are being heard during the course of proceedings.
Extra-curricular / other:
Stefanie sits as Co-Chair for Save Latin Village, a community interest company opposing the destruction of a migrant Latin American community and works alongside Urban Lawyers to educate youths on the criminal justice system and criminal law.
She holds a brown belt, second dan in Karate and has practised mixed martial arts for various years. She also enjoys Latin dancing, hiking and hot yoga.
BPTC – BPP University (2017)
LLB Joint Honours – Law with Philosophy – University of Hertfordshire (2015)
The Honorable Society of the Middle Temple