Savannah Sevenzo

Call: 2023

Specialist in


Savannah joined chambers in October 2023 and is now on her feet as a second 6 pupil, accepting instructions in the above practice areas.

Having previously worked in education and various youth and welfare support roles for over 10 years she has a particularly strong skill set for representing young or vulnerable clients.

Family law

During pupillage Savannah has shadowed care proceedings as well as private children cases that included issues of parental alienation, domestic abuse and international relocation. She made practical contributions to cases in her first six such as by undertaking legal research, supporting clients in court, and drafting orders.

She is supervised by Jonathan Adler in the family team.


Savannah was supervised by Stephen Knight in One Pump Court’s Crime team. She gained experience drafting an application to the CCRC in a murder case and drafting advice and grounds of appeal against a sentence which were filed by solicitors.

Savannah has a shadowed members of chambers in a number of protest cases, as well as cases of PWITS, fraud, offenses against the person and cases involving a trafficking element.


Savannah supported Angelina Nicolaou representing the family in an article 2 inquest and received feedback from the clients:

“Savannah was also excellent and we were very lucky to have her additional support. We can really see Savannah has the compassion, strength and potential to go on to achieve great things for her future clients, and we feel privileged that she was part of our team.”

Prior experience

Prior to pupillage, Savannah worked as a Policy Analyst at the Bar Council, leading on equality and diversity campaigns at the Bar and advising barristers of all levels of seniority on the Bar Council’s Ethical Enquiries Helpline.

Alongside her legal studies Savannah volunteered with Gatwick Detainee Welfare Group, Advocate, the Free Representation Unit, and Rape Crisis England and Wales.


BTC, BPP University (Outstanding)
GDL, University of Sussex (with Merit)
Philosophy and English, BA Hons, University of Sussex (First Class)
English and American Literature Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts (Year Abroad)

Professional Memberships

Lincoln’s Inn
Women in criminal law


Spanish (intermediate)


Cassel Scholarship, Lincolns Inn (2020)
Advocacy Scholarship, BPP University (2020)
University of Sussex Criminal Advocacy Competition (2018)