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Zoe Scrimshaw is a Trainee Solicitor, based in our Gloucester office, current sitting in Prison Law.
Zoe graduated Swansea University with a 2:1 in LLB Law and is currently completing her LPC and LLM in advanced legal drafting at Cardiff University.
Prior to joining Reeds, Zoe worked as a Social Housing Paralegal at Bevan Brittan where she handled her own caseload, advising housing associations, local authorities and specialist accommodation providers on anti-social behaviour and disrepair claims. Prior to that, Zoe worked as a Capital Case Intern, Oklahoma Public Defenders, where she worked on death row cases, assisting attorneys in pre and post-conviction cases where the client was facing lethal injection. Zoe has also worked as a Neurolaw Paralegal and a Military Paralegal at Hugh James.
Zoe has also held a number of volunteer roles; whilst studying my undergraduate degree, Zoe volunteered with the Prisoners Advice Bureau for a year. Zoe has also volunteered at Rookwood Hospital with a charity called Headway, a charity which cares for people with catastrophic brain injuries.
Zoe has excellent communication skills from working with a wide variety of clients e.g. those who lack capacity, those who are mentally ill and those who are incarcerated. Zoe is also very confident, organised and hard working.