Jade Edwards | 39 Park Square


Jade Edwards

Jade grew up in the Leeds area, having studied in the city for both her undergraduate and BPTC. Jade joined chambers as a pupil under Heads of Chambers, Mr Canning and Mr Skyner in 2016.

Jade continues to enjoy a varied practice, taking instructions in both criminal prosecution and defence work. She has a reputation as a thorough advocate with a keen eye for detail.

She is appointed to the CPS advocate panel at grade three.

Jade is also available for instructions in the civil jurisdiction.

Jade is direct access qualified and accepts work on this basis in general crime.

Jade is regularly instructed in serious matters in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal.

Notable Cases 

R v AG 

Successful in an appeal against sentence. Jade made submissions leading to a reduction in sentence for her client. Commended by the Justices for her “succinct, restrained and logical approach”

R v AH 

Successfully made an application to exclude evidence in a case for a youth charged with a knifepoint robbery, leading to his acquittal on that count.

R v RS

Secured a suspended sentence following a plea on the day of trial RS who had a number of previous convictions and was accused of 6 counts of possession with intent to supply both Class A and Class B drugs.

R v C

Advised the Crown and the police on child neglect offences in relation to assaults on a child under the age of 2.

Jade undertakes small claims hearings and fast track court work as well as all aspects of drafting and advisory work.

Jade is happy to receive instructions in the following areas:

  • Housing disrepair
  • Infant/Patient settlements
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Credit hire
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury