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Danielle St Clair

Danielle St Clair

Year of call 2021

Practice Areas

Danielle joined the KCH Garden Square Civil Team in June 2023. She completed a Criminal and Regulatory pupillage at a local Midlands set, thereafter enjoying a busy practice prosecuting and defending a wide range of offences in both the Magistrates and Crown Court and obtaining CPS Grade 2 Panel Membership.
Danielle has experience in conducting regulatory work, and has been regularly instructed to act on behalf of Police Services and Local Authorities across the Midlands in respect of a range of Civil applications.

Danielle is now developing a broad Civil practice, with a particular interest in Housing, Commercial and Credit Hire cases.

Danielle provides advice and representation in respect of both private and social housing possession claims. Danielle is developing experience in conducting hearings and trials in possession claims, in particular those which are complicated by allegations of anti-social behaviour and technical defences.

Danielle has significant experience in acting for the Police in applications and breach proceedings relating to Domestic Violence Protection Orders, and Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, and accepts instructions in respect of injunctions, committals and other orders pursuant to the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

Danielle is developing a practice in commercial law, largely involving disputes regarding contracts for the sale of goods and/or services. She is available for instructions for advice, pleadings, and representation at hearings and trials.

Danielle’s practice also involves legal work surrounding animals and animal welfare, both in an advisory capacity – taking part in research projects surrounding animal welfare legislation and its enforcement, and as an advocate – prosecuting on behalf of the RSPCA. Danielle is a member of A-law (UK Centre for Animal Law) and a member of the associated Young Animal Lawyers Network and welcomes instructions surrounding animals and animal law.

Ann Goddard Scholarship, the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
Dean’s Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement (Barrister’s Training Course)

Prior to studying law, Danielle read English with History (Joint Honours) at Nottingham Trent University, going on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Law alongside working as a paralegal. Danielle completed her Barrister’s Training Course (BTC) at Nottingham Law School, thereafter completing the LLM, achieving a Distinction.

During her time at university, Danielle worked extensively in the Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre as a Lead Advisor and a Free Representation Unit Advocate, appearing in the Social Security Tribunal. Danielle was a member of Student Pro Bono Committee and President of the Mooting Club.