Megan Fletcher

Year of Call: 2015
Inn of Court: Middle Temple

Megan Fletcher


A robust and passionate advocate, she is well known for her attention to detail and experience in dealing with vulnerable witnesses and clients.

Having joined chambers as a pupil in 2016, Megan accepted tenancy in February 2018. She has a growing criminal practice and accepts instructions in both the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court, where she continues to hone her client handling and advocacy skills.

Megan’s practice also extends to professional regulation, having previously worked for the Royal College of Nursing acting on behalf of registrants and a prominent solicitor acting on behalf of regulators.

Significant Cases

R v G- In a sensitive case of making indecent images, in which the Pre-Sentence Report was damaging, Megan’s delicate handling of the mitigation resulted in a Suspended Sentence Order.

CPS v O- Megan’s thorough knowledge of the law resulted in the court rejecting a hearsay application and necessitated the Crown offering no evidence.

CPS v P- A detailed knowledge of the evidence enabled Megan to effectively cross-examine a complainant, resulting in a successful submission of no case to answer, despite consistent prosecution witnesses and mobile phone footage of the alleged assault.

CPS v H (Youth)- Megan’s tenacious attitude led to the successful challenge of Magistrates who were prepared to sentence under incorrect guidelines.

  • LL.B (Hons), The University of the West of England
  • BPTC,  The University of the West of England
  • Middle Temple Entrance Exhibition Award (2014)

 

Areas of Specialism


Professional Discipline

Having gained experience of professional regulation during her employment at the Royal College of Nursing and a prominent Solicitor acting on behalf of regulators, she is well placed to accept instructions in professional discipline.

Crime

She is a keen and diligent advocate who accepts instructions in both the Crown Court and the Magistrates’ Court for all areas of criminal law.

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