Anesta Weekes KC is considered by many as a top tier criminal advocate, known for her decisive cutting edge cross examination and memorable passionate closing speeches. She is an excellent Court of Appeal/Privy Council advocate.
Anesta has particular expertise in dealing with sensitive issues of national importance which is reflected in her work on a number of major national Public Inquiries and Reviews, one of the most memorable being The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry. Anesta maintains this level of expertise by imposing upon herself the discipline of detailed preparation in every case.
She practices the skill of preparation outside the courtroom as a leading advocacy trainer in her spare time, in the UK and common law jurisdictions including the Caribbean, South Africa, Scotland, Dublin/Northern Ireland and Kuala Lumpur.