Melanie Stooks presents an update on Youth Court practice and procedure in England Wales.
Mel is a partner at TV Edwards who specialises in youth crime. She qualified in 1998 at Powell Spencer and Partners, thereafter establishing youth crime departments at both Hickman and Rose and McCormacks. She regularly represents young people at the police station and court and retains a special interest in those with learning difficulties and mental health problems. Mel collaborates with youth groups to provide workshops for young people; she delivers training for appropriate adults and professionals, most recently for the College of Law.