Jennifer Morris

Jennifer is a calm, focused and meticulous advocate. She is developing a busy criminal practice and is regularly instructed to appear in the Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts. Her experience encompasses both prosecution and defence work.

Jennifer predominantly specialises in criminal matters. She has been instructed in cases across the spectrum, including serious violence, sexual offences, drugs offences and driving offences.

Jennifer is a capable barrister who establishes a good rapport with her clients. She has experience of dealing with vulnerable defendants, particularly those suffering with mental health issues.

Background and experience

Jennifer joined Chambers in April 2024 having successfully completed her 18-month pupillage with 9BR. During pupillage, she was supervised by Max Hardy, Ruth Becker, Jessica Clarke and Graeme Logan. Jennifer assisted with the prosecution and defence of cases involving murder, rape and serious sexual offences, violence, drugs, firearms and driving offences.

Prior to pupillage, Jennifer gained several years’ experience as a paralegal in criminal and regulatory law firms. She assisted in the prosecution and defence of several high value and complex frauds covering substantial periods of time.

As a paralegal, Jennifer specialised in regulatory enforcement and professional discipline matters. She assisted with all aspects, including registration and fitness to practice proceedings. Jennifer successfully made written representations against notices to vary or cancel registration. These cases often involved breaches of professional standards including allegations of misconduct and/or dishonesty.

Jennifer also has experience as an advocate, having successfully represented numerous claimants in breach of contract claims in the civil court.

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PROFILE: Jennifer Morris

Year called

2018

Contact

020 7489 2727

Education

2012 The University of Liverpool: BA (honours) Classical Studies (2:1)

2014 The University of Law: Graduate Diploma in Law (Pass)

2018 Nottingham Law School: Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent)

2019 Nottingham Law School: Master of Laws combined (Distinction)

Memberships

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Criminal Bar Association

Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers

Appointments

CPS Grade 1