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PSQB tenancy confirmed for Eleanor Mitten and Shannon Woodley

We are absolutely delighted that Eleanor Mitten and Shannon Woodley are joining Park Square Barristers as tenants with immediate effect.

Both Ellie and Shannon started and completed their pupillage at the same time.

Ellie has been supervised by Deputy Head of Criminal Team, Kate Batty.

Shannon has been supervised by Head of Family Team, Charlotte Worsley.


Prior to her pupillage Eleanor Mitten worked as a witness service volunteer, provided education to youth offenders and worked as a paralegal in the catastrophic personal injury team at DWF.

Ellie took this experience into her common law practice as a pupil.

During her pupillage she has prosecuted and defended in the Crown and Magistrates Court. She has also experienced a mixed civil practice dealing with personal injury small claims hearings, credit hire litigation, commercial and chancery disputes.

Eleanor will also undertake Regulatory work and she has recently secured the release of an inpatient held under the Mental Health Act.

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Shannon Woodley graduated from Leeds University with a first-class honours Law degree. She then joined the PSQB fees and accounts team in 2017 before securing pupillage.

Shannon has taken her strong academic qualifications and clerking experience into a very successful pupillage.

She will now join our Family, Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Teams.

In Family cases, Shannon will undertake private law children, care proceedings and family finance.

In Crime, Shannon is a grade 1 prosecutor and has undertaken wide-ranging cases in the Crown and Magistrates Court including Bail Applications, Appeals and a multi-handed defence sentence.

Shannon will also be available for instructions in Civil cases which include personal injury, small claims and credit hire matters.

During the covid lockdown Shannon has undertaken regular secondments with the Police – advising them on disclosure work. Shannon has also worked with Social Health England on Regulatory matters,

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Both Eleanor and Shannon will be assets to chambers going forwards and we are delighted they are joining PSQB.