Rebecca Trowler QC
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Beccy Trowler has extensive experience in homicide, fraud, protest and political cases and other serious crime. She has appeared in many complex, legally significant and/or high profile trials and appeals including: Al-Khawaja and Tahery v UK, Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (whether sole or decisive hearsay evidence is in breach of Article 6); Chaytor and Ors, Supreme Court, (ambit of parliamentary privilege); Jim Devine (former MP charged with false claims in relation to parliamentary expenses); R v Thomas, (teenage girl charged with homophobic killing of man in Trafalgar Square); The Home Office Independent Review of the forensic investigation into the killing of Damilola Taylor (representing the Forensic Science Service); Hamza (soliciting the murder of four members of the Egyptian Government); the 'Dragons Den' fraud. In 2012 she is instructed to represent a member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development charged with corruption (Central Criminal Court), the captain of a ship charged with negligent navigation of the vessel (British Virgin Islands), a young man charged with perverting the course of justice arsing from arson in order to cover up a murder (Central Criminal Court) and an elderly man charged with conspiracy to steal £1million worth of gold and silver bullion (Central Criminal Court). See the Doughty Street Chambers website for further examples of appeals, homicides, financial crime, protest and political cases and other serious criminal cases in which she has appeared.
Called 1995; Gray's Inn. Doughty Street Chambers 1999. Made QC: 2012. Publications of note: contributing author to 2nd Edition 'Taylor on Appeals'.
Criminal Bar Association; Criminal Appeal Lawyers Association.
Manchester High School for Girls; BSc, psychology, 1st class.