We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Twite has joined the Garden Court Chambers Public Law, Youth Justice & Child Rights, and Community Care teams.
Jennifer is a specialist in youth justice and children’s rights. Her public law practice involves taking challenges regarding the disclosure of criminal records, criminal-justice-related judicial reviews and community care. Jennifer practised as a criminal barrister for a number of years having completed her pupillage at Atkinson Bevan Chambers in 2007.
She went on to specialise in defending children and vulnerable young adults, and undertook criminal work at all levels, taking complex cases in the youth court, including application for ASBOs and serious violent and sexual offending, as well as conducting jury trials and appeals to the Criminal Court of Appeal.
Jennifer became Head of Strategic Litigation at Just for Kids Law in 2015, where she undertook criminal appellate work and public law cases on behalf of the charity, whilst leading high-profile campaigns, undertaking policy work and conducting training and seminars. She was a LALY finalist in 2017 in the category of Children’s Rights.
LAG published Youth Justice Law and Practice in 2019, which Jennifer co-authored along with Shauneen Lambe and Kate Aubrey-Johnson.
She was appointed to sit as a Deputy District Judge in the Magistrates’ Court in April 2022.
More information can be found on Jennifer's profile.