Noelle Magennis

Noelle Magennis is an Associate Solicitor in the Criminal Defence Department having graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a Law LLB and completed the Legal Practice Course at the Chester College of Law. She completed Stage 1 of the Criminal Accreditation Scheme in 2005. She qualified as a Solicitor in October 2009 and was admitted as a Duty Solicitor in May 2010.

Noelle is a Prison Law Supervisor.

She is one of the few Solicitors in Sussex who represents clients in Prison Law proceedings. Noelle represents cleints from recall back to custody cases, providing written representations to the Parole Board and attending oral cases before the Parole Board. Adjudications before the Independent Adjudicator and many other aspects of Prison Law.

Noelle represent clients at the Police Station. She also represents clients at the Magistrates Court in relation to guilty pleas. She is an experienced trial advocate. Noelle is one of the busiest Magistrates Advocate and Duty Solicitor in Sussex and attends Court every week representing clients on a variety of matters. With the recent creation of Criminal Behavioral Orders Noelle has been increasingly representing clients in the County Court on these matters.

To contact Noelle Magennis call 01323 644222 or email

Some of the comments from clients Noelle has recently represented:

Noelle was extremely efficient and Professional she is a credit to your Firm”
“Noelle was very approachable and helped me through a very stressful and difficult time in a professional yet kind manner”

Notable cases where Noelle has represented clients in the Magistrates Court include the following:

2016 – RL – successfully acquitted at Hastings Magistrates Court of a harassment allegation.
2016 – TL – successfully acquitted at Brighton Magistrates Court for drunk in charge of a motor vehicle.
2016 – PL – successfully acquitted of a shop theft at Eastbourne Magistrates Court.
2017 – JK – opposing the charge of breaching a Behavioral Order at Eastbourne County Court
Prison Law matters Noelle has represented clients in include the following:
2016 – TC – Has been subject to parole proceedings for the last 8 years as a lifer. Noelle’s representations before the Parole Board resulted in him successfully having his prisoner status downgraded to category D conditions and making a move to release closer.
2016 – LB – successfully has had two not guilty verdicts at Adjudication hearings for possession of a mobile phone at HMP Lewes.
2017 – AG – successfully had a not guilty verdict at an Adjudication at HMP Rochester for possession of an unauthorised item.