Kelly Hutchinson – Pupil barrister

Kelly is currently undertaking a common law pupillage, in Sheffield, under the supervision of Pennie Stanistreet and Gordon Stables.

Education

  • BPP University (Leeds) – Bar Professional Training Course – Very Competent
  • University of Manchester – LLB Law (Hons) – 2:1

Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association

Expertise

  • Personal Injury

    Kelly appears on behalf of Claimants and Defendants. Kelly attends Application Hearings, Infant Settlement Hearings, Stage 3 MOJ Hearings, Small Claims Hearings, CMCs, and Disposal Hearings. Kelly is frequently instructed to appear in claims involving credit hire disputes.

    Kelly has been instructed to advise on quantum and draft pleadings.

    Prior to pupillage, Kelly was employed by a local law firm where she assisted the senior solicitor with the handling of complex Personal Injury claims, including cases involving allegations of fundamental dishonesty. Kelly was subsequently employed by a multi-national law firm where she handled her own case load of multi-track Personal Injury claims.

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  • Crime

    Kelly is a CPS Level 1 prosecutor.

    Kelly has appeared for the Prosecution and the Defence in the Magistrates’ Court. Kelly has also appeared in the Crown Court for hearings involving probation breaches.

    Kelly has gained experience in handling vulnerable witnesses.

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  • Family - Children

    Public Law

    Kelly is keen to develop this area of her practice.

    Kelly is undertaking pupillage under the supervision of Penelope Stanistreet.

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