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Rachel Cooper defends nationally publicised transgender case

Miss Cooper was instructed in the well-publicised case of R v W, in which the defendant, a transgender woman, was convicted of multiple counts of sexual offences against women. This was a developing case in which an on-going police investigation resulted in three new cases being laid against the defendant…Read more

A mention for Ellen Shaw, Junior Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse and member of the Roman Catholic investigation team, in latest published report

Ellen Shaw was instructed as Junior Counsel to the Inquiry in July 2017 and is one of four barristers on the Roman Catholic investigation team, led by Riel Karmy-Jones QC. The team undertook a vast amount of preparation for the 3-week hearing into the institutions of Ampleforth and Downside, during which Ellen assisted…Read more

Ged Doran Secures Acquittal in First Prosecution of a Far-Right Organisation Since World War II

Ged Doran, instructed by Eleanor Beckingham of DDE Law, represented a defendant charged with being a member of a proscribed organisation, National Action. During its peak, National Action bore membership of up to 100 young, white men from academic backgrounds who would regularly meet for demonstrations, dressed in skull masks, waving banners and…Read more