Ashanti-Jade is regularly instructed for both the prosecution and defence in Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts. She has undertaken an array of instructions in the Crown Court, including: trials, sentence hearings, appeals, and confiscation proceedings.
R v J  - Ashanti-Jade represented a defendant charged with two counts of fraud totalling £35,000. She successfully made a no case to answer submission in respect of the lead count concerning £25,000 and the defendant was acquitted by direction of the trial judge.
R v M - Successfully prosecuted a single count of possession of an identity document with improper intention indictment.
Ashanti-Jade has experience representing interested parties at inquests. She recently worked on an inquest into the death of a 20-year-old whilst at work. The interested party was both the brother and Deputy Manager of the deceased. Submissions were made to the Coroner as to whether the evidence before the court supported a conclusion of Unlawful Killing being left for jury consideration. This option was not left before the jury and they concluded it was an accident.
Ashanti-Jade has experience of prosecuting and defending cases brought by the Local Authority including offences concerning environmental waste and failure to send children to school. She also has experience defending cases brought by the RSPCA.