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Chambers of Christopher Rees

20 CATHEDRAL ROAD, CARDIFF, CF11 9LJ, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2023 2032
Fax:
Fax 029 2023 3636
DX:
141874 CARDIFF-28
Email:
Web:
www.apexchambers.net

Susan Ferrier

Tel:
Work 029 2023 2032
Email:
Apex Chambers (Chambers of Christopher Rees)

Position

Susan practises in all types of cases involving serious crime, and has been a grade 4 prosecutor for many years. She is appointed to the grade 4 and rape panels for the Wales circuit in 2012. She continues regularly to appear in the most serious cases involving allegations of sexual offences, both defending and prosecuting. The cases ordinarily involve multiple allegations of rape and associated sexual offences, both historic and recent, and involve witnesses with various vulnerablities including age and/or mental incapacity. She has acted as leading junior in multi-handed cases involving numerous complainants crossing generations alleging rape, as well as in a large scale drug supply conspiracy prosecuting 12 defendants. Susan was involved in the long-running ‘Lynette White’ trial, representing a police officer facing an allegation of conspiracy together to pervert the course of justice in a murder case going back 20 years, where many complex issues arose. This was the largest trial of its kind in the UK. She also represents police officers before misconduct and police appeals tribunals. Susan was recently involved in a lengthy Trading Standards trial, and is currently instructed to prosecute by the Central Fraud Division.

Career

Called 1985; Grays Inn. Crown Prosecution Service (Principal Crown Prosecutor) 1986-93; 9 Park Place Chambers 1994-2010; Apex Chambers 2010.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Cardiff High School; University College Cardiff (1984 (Hons) Economics and Law); Inns of Court School of Law.


Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Susan Ferrier - Apex ChambersExperienced in serious sexual offence cases.

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