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Doughty Street Chambers

53-54 DOUGHTY STREET, LONDON, WC1N 2LS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7404 1313
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Fax 020 7404 2283
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223 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Bristol, London, Manchester

Rebecca Trowler QC

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

Position

Rebecca has extensive experience in serious and complex criminal cases including: Fossi, Oceans Captain charged with gross negligence manslaughter in context of boating accident in the BVI; Pullen, nurse charged with gross negligence manslaughter following death of patient; Du, quadruple murder following a business dispute; Al-Khawaja and Tahery v UK, European Court of Human Rights, admissibility of hearsay evidence; Jim Devine MP, charged with false claims in relation to parliamentary expenses; Hamza, charged with soliciting the murder of four members of the Egyptian Government; Naseer v USA, extradition appeal concerned with the prohibition against inhuman and degrading treatment and the conditions of detention in US ‘Supermax’ prisons to which terrorist suspects are subjected; Childs, appeal against convictions for 6 murders in the 1970s, described by the Crown as “one of the gravest

cases in British forensic history”; Grant, appeal against conviction for murder; abuse of process, police using covert listening devices to record solicitor/client conversations in breach of legal professional privilege; the ‘Dragons Denfraud; Farnell v CCRC, the first ever successful judicial review of a decision of the CCRC not to refer a case back to the Court of Appeal.

Career

Called 1995; Queen's Counsel 2012.

Member

Criminal Bar Association and Criminal Appeal Lawyers Association.

Education

Manchester High School for Girls; BSc, psychology, 1st class.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Rebecca Trowler QC - Doughty Street ChambersShe can do highly technical advice to the same high standard she does blood-and-guts advocacy.

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