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Unity Street Chambers - Bristol: A leading set of Barristers serving the South West and beyond

5 Unity Street Chambers, Bristol BS1 5HH
0117 906 9789 / 0117 906 9799 (fax)
madeleine.steele@unitystreetchambers.com

Year of Call and Inn
2017 Inner Temple

Professional Details

Maddie joined Chambers in November 2020 following successful completion of her pupillage.

Prior to pupillage, Maddie worked for two years as a paralegal at a specialist mental health and mental capacity law firm, representing clients before the First-Tier Mental Health Tribunal and instructing counsel in various Court of Protection matters.

In 2016, Maddie spent four months in America at the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, assisting with death penalty trials.
She returns every year to volunteer at the office.

Maddie enjoys a mixed practice, with a particular interest in the following areas:

- Court of Protection
- Crime – Defence and Prosecution (CPS Grade 1)
- Family
- Immigration, Asylum & Nationality
- Personal Injury

Qualifications:

2016-2017: Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding)
2013-2014: Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation)
2010-2013: History of Art (BA Hons.) University of York

Awards and Prizes

Albion Family Advocacy Competition – Winner 2017
UWE Academic Achievement Award: Highest mark for Drafting – 2017

Interests:
Ballet, yoga, travel and sea swimming.