Holly Sims

Call - 2021 Joined Chambers - 2022
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Holly specialises in criminal,  housing and private law children work. She is known to be both personable and approachable, along with being committed to achieving the best results for her clients.

For criminal matters, Holly is a CPS Level 2 prosecutor. Along with being an experienced prosecutor, Holly frequently defends clients in a range of criminal matters.

Holly undertakes a variety of social housing work, including fast-track and multi-track trials. Holly is frequently instructed in trials involving a variety of social housing issues such as anti-social behaviour, disrepair and possession claims.

In relation to private children, Holly has experience in proceedings on behalf of both parents and children at all stages of proceedings.

Awards and Scholarships

Headridge Scholarship, Gray’s Inn, 2020

BTC Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Nottingham Law School, 2020

Prize for the highest achievement in the Advocacy module, University of Birmingham, 2019

Finalist, 1 High Pavement Plea in Mitigation Competition, 2021

Runner Up, Ropewalk Mooting Competition, 2021

Winner, Instalaw Prison Law Mooting Competition, 2020

Runner Up, Quadrant Chambers Speed Mooting Competition, 2020

National Finalist, BPP’s Advocate of the Year Competition, 2019

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