Georgia Griffiths

Barrister

Called 2017

LLB Law, Keele University

MA, Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice, Keele University

BPTC, Manchester Metropolitan University

Princess Royal Award 2015, Inner Temple

Duke of Edinburgh Award 2015, Inner Temple

Background

Georgia was called to the Bar in 2017 with a Very Competent grade from the Bar Professional Training Course, which she completed at the MMU in Manchester.

During her legal studies she volunteered at the Personal Support Unit assisting litigants in person, and for Shelter preparing cases for tribunal. She also undertook internships at the United Nations in Geneva and TATA Institute of Social Sciences in India working on social justice and human rights issues.

Outside of academia, Georgia has worked as a Presenting Officer for the Home Office and after completing her BPTC went on to assistant manage the Manchester PSU.

Civil


Georgia is currently undertaking work in a variety of civil matters, suitable for her year of call. These include, RTA claims, infant approvals, Stage 3 hearings and credit hire claims.

Crime


Georgia is undertaking a range of matters both in the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court, including trials suitable for her year of call, breaches of injunction hearings, sentence hearings, mentions and bail applications. She has defended in Magistrate Court trials involving breaches of injunctions, domestic abuse and driving offences.

Family


Being Georgia’s main practice area, she is currently undertaking work in a range of private family matters including non-molestation proceedings and Children Act proceedings.
She would like to, in future, receive instructions in international family matters including FGM proceedings and Hague Convention work.

Immigration


Having worked as a Presenting Officer in the First Tier Tribunal for the Home Office from 2013-2015, Georgia had a breadth of experience of immigration law prior to being called to the Bar. She has received instructions to advocate for the Home Office since being on her feet. She has a particular interest in judicial review and asylum work.