After completing her LLB (hons) in 2010, Alisha went on to complete an LLM in the academic year of 2010-2011. Joining Dennings in July 2011, Alisha is a Director/Partner with the firm.
Having qualified in 2014, with higher rights of audience, Alisha works predominantly within the Criminal Law Department, as a solicitor and higher court advocate, appearing predominantly in both the Magistrates and Crown Court. All criminal defence work is conducted regardless of the venue.
During her time at Dennings, Alisha has worked on a number of high profile criminal cases in a wide variety of areas. Her case load has included murder, GBH, people trafficking and rape matters being dealt with in the Crown Court as well as less serious matters dealt with in the Magistrates Court. She has substantial experience in preparing cases and has regularly instructed and assisted Counsel on occasion.
Having appeared before the Court of Appeal, Alisha has successfully represented clients in their extradition matters where they have been arrested on a European Arrest Warrant.
As a fully accredited police station representative, Alisha regularly attends clients in police custody. In addition to this, she has successfully represented taxi licensing clients before their relevant committees. Of note, In December 2013, Alisha successfully overturned a local authority policy which required all private hire and hackney vehicles, which were licensed by Dudley council, to be white.
Aside from the above, Alisha conducts a large amount of immigration work on a wide range of issues. All work is conducted including visa applications and appeals against Home Office decisions.
Alisha is a specialist in family law and divorce. She conducts a large amount of family work and regularly appears in the family courts on behalf of clients.