Sevim qualified as a Solicitor in March 2010. She has extensive experience in all aspects of prison, criminal and traffic law. Sevim gained her Criminal Law Higher Rights of Audience in November 2017. She has been working with Morgan Has since July 2018.
Sevim takes a very hands on approach to cases and appears regularly in Magistrates Courts, Youth courts and Police Stations. Sevim has the advantages of being fluent in both Turkish and Kurmaji (Kurdish) which has been very valuable working within this community.
Client care is a number one priority and as such it is characteristic for Sevim to give personal attention throughout the duration of her cases at all stages. When matters progress to the Crown Court, she actively works alongside some of the country’s leading barristers and Queen’s Counsel to gain results for her clients. As such she has a strong and loyal client following.
R v C- 2019 Highbury Corner Youth Court
A vulnerable youth charged with his second offence involving possession of offensive weapon. Sevim managed to persuade the court that the mandatory minimum sentence did not apply in this case.
R v Kiyago and others 2018- Central Criminal Court
Multi handed murder case where Sevim was instructed from the police station until the Crown Court.
R v Erdogan 2018- Exeter Crown Court
Dangerous driving and County Lines case of Possession with intent to supply class A drugs
R v Udall 2018- Snaresbrook Crown Court
Appeal to Crown Court in relation to imposition of a restraining order which was not propionate and just in the circumstances. The restraining order was varied on appeal allowing Sevim’s client to have regular contact with his son.
R v H 2018 Ipswich Crown court
Youth client who had been represented by Sevim on numerous previous occasions was charged with numerous robberies, kidnap and taking without consent.
R v Yunus 2017- Central Criminal Court
This was a multi handed gang murder case – Sevim client’s case acquitted of murder
R v Ali and others 2017- Romford Magistrates – Reported case
Sevim was privately instructed by the defendant who was accused of possession with intent to supply of psychoactive substances. Sevim Client was acquitted of the charge after submissions at half-time.
R v Radulescu 2017 and other- Southwark Crown Court
Sevim represented one of the three defendants accused of offences under the Modern Slavery Act after careful consideration of the evidence Sevim drafted an application to have the case dismissed which was successful for her client.
R v Monksfield 2017 Snaresbrook Crown Court
Sevim was instructed on this case from the police station stage where the defendant was placed on police bail for a period of approximately four years and thereafter charged with historic child sex offences. Sevim managed to secure evidence which proved the defendants address and discredited the complainant getting her client acquitted on all charges he face.
R v Wright 2017 Snaresbrook Crown Court
Sevim was instructed from the police station stage onward and secured her client acquittal of all charges of historic child sex abuse.
R v F 2017- Stratford Youth Court
Sevim was the solicitor of one of the youths co-charged with another. Sevim was able to get her client acquitted of GBH however the co-defendant was convicted.
R v Damarsingh 2017- Chelmsford crown Court
This case involved multiple possession with intent to supply class A drugs
R v Farooq 2017- Snaresbrook Crown court
Multiple commercial robberies and bomb hoax invested by the Flying Squad. Sevim was instructed from the police station until the Crown court stage.
R v Sakalauskas 2016- Snaresbrook Crown Court
Sevim represent the lead Defendant securing an acquitting on the charge of GBH with intent.
R v Brown 2016- Thames Magistrates court
The defendant was charged with handling stolen goods having been given the assurance by the Officer in the Case that she would be cautioned if she was to assist him in getting a second defendant convicted of burglary. Notwithstanding this assurance the defendant was charged. After a successful an abuse of process application to the Court the Crown discontinuing the case before trial.
R v A 2016- Barkingside Youth Court
This youth client was suffering from an undiagnosed mental health condition at the time of the alleged offences which included section s20 GBH and possession of an offensive weapon. This case involved multiple agencies with whom sevim had regular contact to get the best result for her client
R v James 2016 Snaresbrook Court
This case involved an allegation of Rape where the Defendant had met the complainant on Tinder.