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Striving for excellence at the Criminal Bar Association Conference

Park Square Barrister’s Kama Melly addressed the Criminal Bar Association Spring Conference in Manchester on the 25th April 2015 in relation to vulnerable witnesses and the s28 Pilot Scheme.  The conference theme was ‘Excellence in Advocacy’.

The Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association, Tony Cross QC drew attention to Kama Melly’s address and had this to say:

“Kama Melly of Park Square Barristers Leeds spoke to us of the s28 pilot at Leeds Crown Court and of the huge amount of work and cooperation that the Bar and solicitors have put in to make the scheme work.  Kama is the Bar representative on the pilot.  She spoke eloquently and demonstrated her commitment to Justice. Without our cooperation these schemes would fail.  We are the glue that holds the system together yet politicians continue to ignore that fact. That must change.”

Kama Melly is widely recognised as one of the foremost female advocates in the North East, known for her technical ability and as a powerful advocate. She is in constant demand from both the defence and the prosecution, receiving an increasing number of private instructions. She has a reputation for achieving positive results in cases which others have assessed as hopeless.

If you wish to instruct Kama Melly or contact her then please get in touch with her clerk Andrew Thornton.