Kenniesha Stephens

Third-Six Pupil

Kenniesha joined Drystone Chambers in May 2022 having completed a third-six pupillage at 2 Hare Court. Kenniesha acts on behalf of both defence and prosecution in the Magistrates Court and Crown Court.

Kenniesha completed her pupillage at the Crown Prosecution Service, prosecuting youth, trial, remand and domestic violence courts. Furthermore, Kenniesha undertook charging advices and sentencing in the Crown Court.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kenniesha worked at HMRC as a Paralegal working in the strategic litigation team on high profile, complex tax avoidance cases. She also worked at the London Borough of Camden on housing litigation (antisocial behaviour cases and possession proceedings). Furthermore, Kenniesha worked at Surrey Police as an Intelligence Analyst.

Education & Qualifications
Criminology & Law, BA: London Metropolitan University (2005)
Graduate Diploma in Law with Distinction (2013)
Awarded the Judges’ Prize for Excellent Performance in the GDL (2013)
Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law with a Very Competent
Awarded a prize for achieving the highest grade in the Conference exam (2014/15) 

CPS Panel Level 2

Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
Women in Criminal Law

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