Shelley Connolly

Barrister (Call Date: 2011) Contact Clerk
Shelley Connolly

Shelley accepts instructions across a range of chambers’ specialisms having been invited to become a member of chambers in October 2016.

Shelley regularly appears in the county and magistrates’ court on a variety of family matters.

Shelley frequently represents clients in private law cases involving child contact and injunction proceedings. She also accepts instruction on cases involving matrimonial finance.

In addition to regularly appearing in court, Shelley has provided written work to further assist clients in matrimonial finance matters and to give advice in relation to procedural elements of family law proceedings.

Shelley accepts instruction in all areas of civil law.

Prior to starting her pupillage, she worked for two years as an employment law consultant and for a further two years as a county court advocate. She also volunteered as an advisor, advising individuals facing possession proceedings.

Shelley regularly appears in the county court on a range of different types of application hearings and trials. She is regularly instructed on matters involving personal injury, contractual disputes, Insolvency matters, possession proceedings and other land disputes.

Shelley also represents clients in the employment tribunal. She has experience representing both employees and employers at various stages in proceedings.

Shelley has produced written work in employment law, insolvency, company law and personal injury.

Shelley has appeared in the magistrates’ court both prosecuting and defending trials. She has received instruction from the prosecution, defence and probation service for various different hearings.

Court and tribunal experience

County court
Magistrates Court
Crown Court
Employment Tribunal


LL.B (Hons) – 2010
BPTC – Outstanding – 2011