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Legal Trainee Scheme 2017

Spotlight on: Hauwa Shehu

Senior Crown Prosecutor and legal trainee 2014: Extradition Unit, International Justice and Organised Crime Division

Hauwa Shehu qualified as a CPS Crown Prosecutor just over two years ago after completing the Legal Trainee Scheme. Born in Nigeria and raised in London, Hauwa says she was drawn to the life of a lawyer after realising that a fair legal system that delivers justice shouldn't be taken for granted.

Hauwa's career at the CPS continues to go from strength to strength and in the video below she explains why the LTS is the secret behind her success.