Notable Cases

Recent cases have included:

  • Murders (led) involving:

o Arguments relating to the extent of ‘joint enterprise’

o Alcohol Dependency Syndrome

o A vulnerable young defendant with mental health difficulties

  • Attempted murder
  • Multi million pound Drug Conspiracies involving:

o Admissibility of covert recordings

o Complex disclosure issues

  • Multi handed Money Laundering/Fraud:

o Including cases involving those in positions of public responsibility

  • Historic sexual abuse cases involving public figures involving:

o International jurisdiction issues

o Arguments in respect of reporting restrictions

  • Rape allegations involving children (either as witnesses or defendants) involving:

o Successful applications to exclude ABE interviews of children.

o Arguments in respect of capacity/competence/memory of young witnesses

o The use of intermediaries.

  • Cyber Crime

o Successful half time submissions/dismissal arguments based upon deficiencies in expert evidence.

  • Trading Standards

o “Fortnum & Mason” fraudulent trading case covered in a documentary by the BBC.

She believes in the importance of the legal aid system to ensure access to justice and does undertake some legal aid work (please contact her clerks for details).