Naa-Adjeley Barnor joined Kingsley Napley in August 2019 as a Legal Assistant in the Regulatory team.
Naa-Adjeley investigates and prepares fitness to practise cases relating to professional misconduct, convictions, ill-health and lack of competence on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and General Optical Council (GOC).
Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Naa-Adjeley worked as an Investigator at the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for two and a half years. This role involved the drafting of regulatory concerns, witness statements and reports for submission to the Case Examiners in fitness to practise cases. She was also responsible for the conduct of risk assessments to determine whether Interim Orders were required and or needed amending.
Naa-Adjeley is committed to pro bono work, and has volunteered as an Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) under the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime since November 2017. She has been the Vice-Chair of the Islington ICV Panel for two years. Additionally she is a volunteer caseworker with Zacchaeus 2000 (Z2K), representing members of the public before the First Tier Tribunal in welfare appeals.
Naa-Adjeley was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2015 after completing her Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP Law School. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Nottingham (BSc Hons)(2011), a Graduate Diploma in Law (2013) and Law degree (LL.B)(2016) from BPP Law School. Naa-Adjeley is currently studying for her Masters in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Birkbeck College, University of London.