Heidi Stonecliffe KC

Heidi Stonecliffe KC

Heidi Stonecliffe KC is thought to be only the fourth lawyer – and the first woman – at the Crown Prosecution Service to be made silk. She joined the CPS in 2006 and prosecutes cases involving allegations of homicide, gang violence, firearms and drug conspiracies, often multi-defendant and lengthy trials. She is Chair of the Bar Council’s Employed Barristers’ Committee for 2024 and a Bencher at Inner Temple.

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Taking silk – an employed barrister’s perspective

Heidi Stonecliffe KC talks frankly about her route to silk and why, as Chair of the Employed Barristers’ Committee for 2024, she wants to see greater visibility, progression and recognition for employed barristers

12 February 2024
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