Anna Hamilton-Shield is a senior and experienced practitioner who has chosen to specialise in defence cases at the criminal bar.
She has also undertaken an LLM in employment law and represents complainants in cases of unfair dismissal, sexual, racial and disability discrimination.
Anna often represents clients as leading counsel in high-end multi-handed conspiracies, including evasion of duty, modern day slavery, serious violent crime and sexual offenses.
Anna always has a comprehensive and meticulous knowledge of any case in which she is instructed.
She is known for her fierce and combative advocacy skills.
She has a natural flair for gaining the trust of the jury to the advantage of her clients.
Every possible argument will be advanced in defence of her clients. She is describe as a vicious and fearless advocate
When appearing in the Employment Tribunal her robust advocacy secures confidence in her clients that regularly results in positive outcomes.
Anna has taken a decision to only act on behalf of defendants in criminal trials and complainants in the Employment Tribunals.
Criminal Bar Association