Shannon Woodley

Year of call:



2017 - Law LLB (Hons), University of Leeds, 1st Class

2019 - BPP Leeds, BPTC (LLM), Very Competent


2019 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2020 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers


2018 - Malcolm Wright Scholarship (Middle Temple)

2019 - BPP Criminal Litigation Award (highest grade)



Shannon has experience in a range of matters in both private law proceedings relating to children and care proceedings at both the early stages and at final hearing, having represented Local Authorities, parents and 16.4 Guardians from inception to completion of proceedings.

Shannon has provided written advice in relation to complex matters of jurisdiction, 16.4 proceedings and transfer of residence applications.

Shannon has a particular interest in Parental Alienation and issues surrounding implacable hostility, having conducted seminars on the topic. Her Masters degree surrounded procedure and the best way to actively manage cases involving Parental Alienation.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Shannon worked as a Family Billing Clerk and as a result is very knowledgable in all aspects of the legal aid process in relation to FAS and VHCC matters.

Contact Shannon’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212