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Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 6117
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0075
DX:
365 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.5pb.co.uk

Deanna Heer

Tel:
Work 020 7583 6117
Email:
5 Paper Buildings (Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC)

Work Department

General crime; health and safety; professional disciplinary.

Position

Deanna is a respected criminal barrister, experienced in prosecuting and defending the most serious and complex crimes. She is a CPS grade 4 advocate, including the serious crime panel and has been a Treasury Counsel Monitoree for the last 4 years, during which time her focus has been on prosecuting homicide offences at the Central Criminal Court, including murder, manslaughter and infanticide. She also advises the Attorney General’s office on whether to refer unduly lenient sentences. Her practice also encompasses serious organised crime, including multi-handed conspiracies arising from the trade in drugs, firearms and human beings. Deanna is also a specialist in dealing with health and safety offences, including gross negligence manslaughter. She is an A list advocate for the HSE and has been involved in complex and leading cases in this area including R v Tangerine Confectionary Ltd; R v Veolia (ES) UK Ltd [2011] EWCA Crim 2015 and the inquest and ongoing investigation into the Battersea Crane Collapse. Her background as a criminal barrister means that she is able to present complicated technical evidence in a manner which demystifies it for juries. This is where her strength lies.

Career

Called 1994, Gray’s Inn. Recorder of the Crown Court 2010; A list advocate for the HSE; CPS grade 4 advocate; CPS serious crime panel; Treasury Counsel Monitoree.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Education

LLB Hons.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Deanna Heer - 5 Paper BuildingsHardworking, thorough and with sound strategic instincts.

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Health and safety

Within: Health and safety – Leading juniors

Deanna Heer - 5 Paper BuildingsHer knowledge of the caselaw and regulation is highly impressive.

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