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Doughty Street Chambers

53-54 DOUGHTY STREET, LONDON, WC1N 2LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7404 1313
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 2283
DX:
223 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.doughtystreet.co.uk
Bristol, London, Manchester

Philippa Eastwood

Tel:
Work 020 7404 1313
Email:
Doughty Street Chambers (Doughty Street Chambers)

Position

Philippa specialises in criminal defence law, courts martial, and financial and regulatory law.  Instructed in diverse cases from serious violence to drug offences and offences of dishonesty, she has established a reputation for determined and incisive defending.  Philippa has particular expertise in financial crime.  She is regularly instructed in significant cases of complex fraud and money laundering offences.  Whilst she is a specialist defence advocate, she has acted as independent counsel for the SFO, considering material for the determination of legal professional privilege.  Philippa has a reputation for strength in marshalling and managing voluminous material, meticulous case preparation, and intelligent advocacy.  Recent cases include defending an allegation of tax cheat of value over £60 million pertaining to an environmental tax scheme, an HMRC prosecution of over £4 million pertaining to film schemes, a historic murder case, and drug importation of 50kg heroin.

Career

Called 2003.

Languages

French.

Member

Criminal Bar Association

South Eastern Circuit

Bar Human Rights Committee

Young Fraud Lawyers' Association

Liberty

Education

Atlantic College (international Baccalaureate); Oxford University (BA, philosophy politics and economics, first class); King’s College London (LLM, environmental law and human rights, distinction).


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Philippa Eastwood - Doughty Street ChambersA clear, persuasive and effective advocate.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Philippa Eastwood - Doughty Street ChambersVery client friendly and great to work with.

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