• Criminal and Family Law Pupillage


  • Law LLB (Hons) – First Class Honours – University of Lincoln
  • LLM Barristers Training Course (BTC) – Nottingham Trent University – Distinction
  • Called to the Bar – March 2022
  • Shortlisted for the 2023 Nottinghamshire Law Society Annual Award – Junior Lawyer of the Year
  • Semi-Finalist in the Rosamund Smith Mooting Competition 2021 hosted by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.


Prior to pupillage, Maya spent two years working as a Prison Lawyer and Prison Law Supervisor at Carringtons Solicitors.  She attended at Her Majesty’s Prisons and represented, advised, and advocated for prison inmates throughout England and Wales on all issues of Prison Law, including prison adjudications and reviews before the Parole Board.  She understands the problems that can be faced by those incarcerated and advises promptly and clearly, attending many of her clients in person at their holding establishment.

She has experience with maximum security reviews, Parole Board Reviews, hearings within the Prison Estate and the revocation of licences by the Secretary of State for Justice. Maya has also worked alongside professionals, including probation officers, psychologists, psychiatrists, substance misuse workers and other mental health experts.