Chantelle Bacchus

Chantelle joined Bolt Burdon Kemp as a newly-qualified solicitor in July 2017.

Chantelle works in the Child Brain Injury team, assisting senior staff members on complex matters. During her training contract, she developed a specialism for Clinical Negligence by working on a variety of multi-track claims including undiagnosed cancer and surgical perforation cases.  Chantelle holds excellent client care as one of her core values and has supported clients through what is often a difficult and emotional period in their lives.

Chantelle is also particularly passionate about charity work and fundraising.  She is a part of the British Red Cross’ Young Tiffany Circle which focuses on fundraising large sums for the British Red Cross’ projects.  This includes raising funds for anti-human trafficking.  She also supports the good work of Headway East London.

Chantelle read a Law and Legal Studies in Europe degree at the University of Reading and speaks fluent French.  She spent one year studying at L’Université de Lorraine’s Faculté de Droit (Faculty of Law).  During her degree, she completed a research internship assisting Dr Robert Barnidge Jr which lead to her research being acknowledged within his book ‘Self-Determination, Statehood, and the Law of Negotiation: The Case of Palestine (Hart Publishing, 2016)’. She was also a winner of the British Conference for Undergraduate Research in 2013.  Upon graduation, Chantelle completed her Legal Practice Course at University of Law in 2014 and volunteered at the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau before commencing her training contract.

Chantelle is a member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).