Justyna is qualified Solicitor at AM International Solicitors specialising in extradition, fraud, confiscation proceedings and serious crime. Justyna has been involved in the defence of some of the most complex and serious of criminal matters to include murder, armed robbery and large scale drug supply as well as firearm and sexual offences.
Justyna is fiercely committed to providing a first-class service to her clients, working in a sensitive and professional manner to secure the very best result, whatever the allegation.
Justyna read law at the University of Kent, graduating in 2007. She went onto gain a Masters degree in International Law in 2008 and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in 2009.
Following completion of the Legal Practice Course (LPC), Justyna worked as a paralegal specialising in criminal defence. During her time working as a paralegal at one of the largest criminal law firms in London, she became an accredited police station representative and assisted clients in police custody for a wide range of offences including drugs, robbery, assault occasioning gross bodily harm (GBH) with intent and fraud.
Having proved her commitment to the law, Justyna was offered a training contract at a highly regarded North London law firm where she qualified as a solicitor in 2014. During this time, she worked on a heavy and varied caseload of Magistrates Court and Crown Court matters as well as extradition and prison law. Additionally, she utilised her language skills in the extradition department where she assisted clients who were subject to criminal investigations in foreign jurisdictions predominantly, Poland.
After qualifying, Justyna continued to specialise in criminal defence regularly attending police stations and conducting advocacy in the Magistrates Court. Justyna has a keen interest in protecting prisoners’ rights and is experienced in dealing with matters such as recall, re-categorisation, adjudications as well as submissions before the parole board. Justyna has bean involved in the defence of numerous high-profile murder cases.
Outside of criminal law, Justyna has assisted clients in family, civil and immigration law matters. In her free time, she enjoys exploring all that London has to offer, traveling to hot destinations and watching real life crime documentaries.
As Justyna is a fluent Polish speaker, she is always keen to assist members of the Polish community.