Uzma appears regularly before the Magistrates Court and Crown Court on behalf of the prosecution, defence and probation service across the North East.
Uzma worked as a legal adviser in the Magistrates court for several years before working as a criminal barrister in the Teesside area. Having worked in a busy solicitors firm, she has invaluable practical experience of procedure from police station to Crown Court.
She is renowned for her client care, and takes a thorough approach in dealing with professional and lay clients.
Uzma has experience of prosecuting and defending a wide range of cases including assaults, public order, burglary, theft and fraud offences, sex offences, possession and production of drugs.
She has a keen interest in road traffic matters and has successfully prosecuted and defended appeals against conviction and sentence. She has a busy defence practice in dealing with successfully argued exceptional hardship and special reasons arguments.
Uzma is able to receive instructions direct from the public through the Bar’s Public Access Scheme.