Deborah was called to the Manx Bar in February 2015 but started her legal career over 16 years ago as a trainee Legal Executive with a prominent firm in Buxton, Derbyshire, where she specialised in Criminal Litigation. She has experience in a wide range of criminal cases from summary matters to jury trials covering the majority of offences. In the early part of the 2000 Deborah came to live on the Isle of Man and began working for a firm of solicitors specialising in Company Law. She went onto qualify as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2005, before undertaking and passing the English Solicitors’ Legal Practice Course in 2012. Over the last decade she has broadened her practice and now specialises in criminal and civil litigation (including matrimonial, personal injury and employment). She has experience in private client work including wills and enduring powers of attorney. A keen court room advocate Deborah has represented a nurse in a week long inquest and in June 2016 acted as junior to Richard Halsall in a 2 week jury trial in the successful defence of a principal contractor in a section 3(1) HSWA prosecution relating to a fatal accident. She has experience before various tribunals primarily the Employment Tribunal and conducts an extensive criminal and personal injury caseload.