Suki Dhadda

Suki Dhadda

Call: 2004

Overview

Suki is Deputy Head of the 2KBW Criminal Team. 

Suki is currently appointed as a Treasury Counsel Monitoree.

Suki is a highly sought after junior whose criminal practice is exclusively in serious, complex and high profile cases. She is regularly instructed by the CPS as a led junior and sole counsel; her practice encompasses cases of homicide, serious violence, non-accidental injuries to infants, large-scale drugs operations and serious sexual offences.

Suki is experienced in advising pre-charge and is often instructed at an early stage in proceedings to assist with disclosure/evidential issues.

As a led junior, Suki has particular experience of dealing with long running cases of complexity often involving numerous defendants. She is also experienced in dealing with cases involving multiple experts as well as those involving vulnerable witnesses and intermediares.

Suki is a skilful and persuasive advocate. Her astute judgment, diligent approach and meticulous preparation of cases makes her a much desired counsel.

Suki is a Grade 4 and Rape Approved Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service.

Crime

  • R v M & M: Instructed as a Led junior prosecuting a cold case murder in which the defendants (husband of the deceased and his mistress) were accused of conspiring to murder the deceased who was bludgeoned to death in the basement of their family shop.
  • R v O-W & A: Instructed as Leading junior prosecuting parents for offences of ‘Causing or Allowing Serious Injury’ to their four young children. The father was additionally accused of sexual offences against one of the four childen.
  • R v MM: Instructed as a Led junior prosecuting a defendant charged with murder where the deceased’s body was never located.
  • R v J & others: Instructed as a Led junior prosecuting three defendants charged with murdering the deceased who was found dead on the steps of a supermarket after being severely beaten.
  • R v J & others: Instructed as a Led junior in a murder where a Mac-11 machine gun was used to kill the deceased and was thereafter quickly disposed of.
  • R v A: Instructed to prosecute a death by dangerous driving where a 12-year old schoolboy met his death after being mowed down by a motorcyclist.
  • R v D: Instructed to prosecute a death by dangerous driving in which the victim and three family dogs were struck by a car being driven by the defendant who was over the alcohol, drugs and speed limit.
  • R v H: Instructed to prosecute an attempted murder in which the defendant attempted to kill the victim by throwing her onto the tracks of the underground.
  • R v R: Instructed as a Led Junior to prosecute the murder of a 3 month old baby who suffered fatal injuries at the hands of the defendant who was entrusted to look after him.
  • R v PJ & others: Instructed as a Led Junior in the prosecution of three defendants for an array of serious sexual offences, offences of violence, kidnapping, causing or inciting prostitution for gain sexual abuse and administering drugs to obtain or facilitate sexual intercourse. prostitution of teenage girls over a period of twenty-two years. The offences were committed against six different victims over a 20 year period.
  • R v SD & others: Instructed as a Led Junior in the prosecution of 18 defendants who were alleged to have groomed, raped and sexually exploited two young vulnerable female complainants.

Education

  • University of Birmingham (2:1- LLB)
  • Nottingham Law School (BVC)

Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Women in Criminal Law
  • Western Circuit

Awards

  • Sir Thomas More Scholar- Lincolns Inn

News

12 Mar 2024

Suki Dhadda and Kelly Brocklehurst appointed as Treasury Counsel Monitorees

2KBW are very pleased to announce that Suki Dhadda and Kelly Brocklehurst have been appointed as Treasury Counsel Monitorees. Treasury Counsel are a team...

24 Apr 2023

Man jailed for attempted attempted murder of woman at King’s Cross Tube station – Miss Suki Dhadda prosecutes

Arthur Hawrylewicz, 42, from Cardiff, admitted attempted murder and was today sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.  Judge Benedict Kelleher told him he would serve...

7 Mar 2023

Drunk Tube passenger admits attempted murder of female stranger – Miss Suki Dhadda prosecutes

Arthur Hawrylewicz, aged 42, of Avondale Gardens, Cardiff, admitted attempted murder on the first day of his trial at Inner London Crown Court on...

18 Oct 2022

Horse Guards Parade attacker wanted to be shot dead – Miss Suki Dhadda prosecutes

The trial continues at Southwark Crown Court of Prashanth Kandhaiah who is accused of running at two Ministry of Defence PC's in Horse Guards...

17 May 2022

‘Schizophrenic’ with knife charged at Horse Guards Parade police officers – Suki Dhadda prosecutes

Prashanth Kandhaiah, is accused of confronting two Ministry of Defence police officers in April 2022.  He allegedly tried to stab one of the officers,...

13 May 2022

Suki Dhadda and Paul Cavin QC secure conviction in high-profile murder case

Patrick Anzy was shot three times with a MAC11 machine gun at Gillett Square in Dalston, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Suki...


Contact

Crime Team

crime@2kbw.com
+44 20 7353 1746

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