36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082
5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123
Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570
Clerked by:William Brown
Constanze is regularly instructed for a variety of County Court hearings and interim applications. She represents claimants and defendants in fast track RTA trials, small claims hearings and MOJ stage 3 protocol hearings.
Constanze has experience of appearing in disposal hearings and drafting advices on quantum.
Constanze has a varied planning, environment and public law practice. She was appointed to the Attorney General's Regional Panel (Junior Counsel to the Crown, C Panel) in April 2018.
Constanze undertook a part-time secondment with Bromsgrove and Redditch District Council’s Legal Services Department in 2015-16. She advised on planning, local government law and judicial review and assisted with planning prosecutions. Constanze also acted as the authority’s legal advisor at planning committee.
Constanze’s licensing practice involves regular instruction to appear in the Magistrates and Crown Courts in taxi licence revocation appeals.
Constanze’s broader public law work includes: judicial review, Local Government Ombudsman complaints, Parking Tribunal appeals and Valuation Tribunal representation.
Before coming to the bar Constanze worked in the NGO sector. She was part of the legal team for ‘Control Arms’, a coalition of NGO’s working to secure a human rights orientated Arms Trade Treaty. Constanze retains an active interest in human rights law and, in particular, in planning and environmental cases involving human rights issues.
Year of Call: 2013
Areas of Expertise
PEBA (Planning & Environmental Bar)
ELF (Environmental Law Foundation)
IAPP (International Association of Privacy Practitioners)
WiP (Women in Property)
Attorney General's Regional Panel, Junior Counsel to the Crown, C Panel (April 2018- )
Bar Professional Training Course, Kaplan London (2012-13), Very Competent
Graduate Diploma in Law, City University, London (2011-12), Commendation
History & Philosophy of Science BSc (hons), UCL (2007-10), First Class. First class in all three years, final year dissertation graded first class.
Leeds Girls’ High School (LGHS)
BPTC year (2012-13): Middle Temple Harmsworth Scholarship for BPTC; Winner, Human Rights essay competition, International Bar Association (2012)
GDL year (2011-12): Middle Temple Harmsworth Scholarship for GDL
Extracurricular: Winner of the Vodafone ‘World of Difference’ Competition (2011)
UCL (2007-10) UCLU Centenary Colours (2010); UCLU Debating Society Honorary Life Membership (2010); UCL Colours (2009); UCL Top in Class Prize (STS Department) (2008).
‘It’s not fair! Is it?’, (May 2018) Encyclopaedia of Local Government Law Bulletin, Sweet & Maxwell