Called 2013 – Lincoln’s Inn (Hardwicke Entrance Award)
2008-2011: University of Birmingham – Human Biology BSc. (Honours) – First Class with award for best academic performance.
2012: Diploma in Law – Commendation
2013: University of Law – Bar Professional Training Course – Very Competent.
2014/15: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn Dr. Levitt Pupillage Scholarship
Languages: French & Tunisian Arabic (Basic)
Almas was educated in the South West, obtained her degree at the University of Birmingham before transferring to Law in 2011. She completed her Diploma in Law in 2012 and the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law in 2013.
She has been engaged in a busy criminal practice, both prosecuting and defending at Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Lincoln Crown Courts. Almas’ practice encompasses all areas of criminal prosecution and defence work including: violence, dishonesty, sexual offences, public disorder, drugs and driving offences.
Almas is a Grade 2 CPS Panel Advocate and is also regularly instructed in private prosecutions in both the Crown and Magistrates’ Court. She is also regularly instructed in proceedings pursuant to Proceeds of Crime Act legislation.
She has a particular interest in honour-based violence and offences involving targeting of the victim based on race, religion or other personal characteristics. Almas was appointed Chambers Equality and Diversity Officer in November 2015 and is committed to providing quality representation for all and promoting equality and diversity at the Bar.