Jill Evans is a criminal law specialist practising predominantly at the leading Junior level. Jill is skilled in dealing sensitively with demanding clients in difficult circumstances, whether they are members of the professions, politicians, celebrities, young offenders or those suffering from mental illness. Recent high profile cases include: R.v. Sarghini (15 year old charged with arson with intent to endanger life, acquitted but pleaded to arson of ten double-decker buses, sentenced to community penalty); R.v.Meghani & Others (Building society fraud), R.v."C" (Public school housemaster charged with indecent assault on pupils in his care, criminal and disciplinary hearings); R.v.Mazreku (People smuggling, rape); R v Muanza (Conspiracy to murder and cruelty to a child, "Witchcraft" case); R.v.Charles & Others (£18 million Heathrow bullion robbery); R.v.Murphy (Appeal CCRC referral, rape and indecent assault of children of family); R.v.Patel and others (£12 million conspiracy to defraud, money laundering); R.v.Latta (Baby murder, causation, "Cannings" defence); R.v.Suika & Others (Child cruelty, witchcraft case); R.v.Amoade (15 year old charged with rape of sibling); R.v.Marks (Shaken baby murder, causation); R.v.Leslie (Celebrity charged with series of sexual assaults, abuse of process case discontinued); Operation Mamba (8 month trial, mobile phone VAT carousel fraud).
Called 1986; Gray's Inn. Former partner at Saunders & Co and lecturer of Law at the University of North London.
Cavendish Grammar; Kent at Canterbury University (1975 BA (Hons) Law).