Kayleigh Brooks

Call: 2012
Kayleigh Brooks

Kayleigh studied law at the University of Cambridge before completing the BPTC at Cardiff Law School, where she was graded Outstanding.

She received the Lord Justice Holker Award from Gray’s Inn for her BPTC year and was awarded the Oxford University Press Law Prize for the Best Performance in Civil Practice on the BPTC.

Prior to joining Chambers, Kayleigh worked as an Assistant Advocate at a law firm appearing in numerous hearings and as a Housing Officer for a Housing Association tackling anti-social behaviour. As a Housing Officer she drafted pleadings and witness statements for injunction and possession claims and attended the respective hearings.

During pupillage, Kayleigh was awarded the Hammond Cup by the Nottinghamshire Law Society. 

In her spare time, Kayleigh is partial to sky diving, bungee jumping and snorkelling with sharks.

Personal Injury

Kayleigh accepts instructions from Claimants and Defendants in various types of personal injury litigation ranging from disposal hearings to fast track trials. Kayleigh’s paperwork practice includes drafting statements of case and advising on liability, quantum and procedure. 

Professional Discipline & Regulation

Kayleigh regularly appears as the Presenting Officer on behalf of the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) in professional conduct panel hearings. 

Credit Hire

Kayleigh regularly appears for Claimants and Defendants in credit hire claims and is well versed with arguments regularly run in respect of enforceability, need, intervention, impecuniosity, period and rate. 

Housing

Kayleigh has appeared in housing matters for both landlord (local authority and private) and tenants (including those in receipt of legal aid). Given her prior role as a Housing Officer, Kayleigh has experience in dealing with cases involving anti-social behaviour. 

Education

  • BPTC, Cardiff Law School
  • MA (Cantab) Law, University of Cambridge

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