I have been very impressed with her client care.London Defence Solicitor
I would not hesitate to instruct Beheshteh in a future.London Defence Solicitor
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Beheshteh joined both the 36 Crime and 36 Extradition teams as of March 2021, having completed a six-month secondment at the CPS Extradition Unit and prior to that, having practised in crime at the Independent Bar.
Beheshteh continues to build upon the experience she gained while on secondment at the CPS Extradition Unit. Whilst at the Unit, Beheshteh litigated Part 1 cases at first instance and in the High Court (judgments pending).
Prior to coming to the Bar, Beheshteh volunteered with justice charities including the Communities Empowerment Network (CEN) and the Howard League for Penal Reform. Beheshteh was also a Director of Vocalise and taught prisoners at HMP Wormwood Scrubs and HMP Holloway.
She co-edits www.pupillageandhowtogetit.com
CPS Panel appointments
General Crime Level 2
Extradition Level 2
Without question I have been impressed with how Ms Engineer prepared and conducted this trial. In particular I have been very impressed with her client care and her ability to win the trust of our client.London Defence Solicitor
I was extremely impressed with how Beheshteh exercised sound judgment in dealing with the evidence in the case… [and how] she managed to build a rapport with a client whose difficult past and current circumstances made him hard to obtain clear instructions from… I found Beheshteh to be easy to contact during the preparation of the case and she kept me updated during the trial…I would not hesitate to instruct Beheshteh in a future, suitable trial.London Defence Solicitor
BA Theology (hons)
Upper Second (King’s College London) Graduate Diploma in Law
Commendation (The University of Law) Bar Professional Training Course
Very Competent (The University of Law) LLM in Human Rights
Conflict and Justice, Merit (The School of Oriental and African Studies)
Appointments & Memberships
The Inner Temple
The Howard League
The Criminal Bar Association
Women in Criminal Law
Young Legal Aid Lawyers
Grade 2 CPS Prosecutor