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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7929 3732
DX:
858 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Eleanor Laws QC

QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Eleanor Laws QC defends in cases involving young and vulnerable witnesses, in particular serious violence (including murder) and serious sexual offences. Notable cases include highly publicized sex trafficking cases. These include the Oxford sex trafficking case, acting as Specialist Advisory Counsel in the Jersey Child Abuse cases, cases arising out of the recent North Wales Children's Homes lnquiry, cases involving historic allegations, abuse by professionals and in numerous other high profile sex cases. She regularly trains the profession. She is an External Advocacy Trainer for CPS Grades 2-4, and recently assisted in compiling a training programme for the treatment of vulnerable witnesses as part of the launch of the Advocate's Gateway. She is part of HHJ Rook QC's Working Group whose task is to develop advocacy training for cases involving sex offences and vulnerable witnesses and defendants. She has lectured to the Criminal Bar Association and members of the South East Circuit on False memory, Advocacy in cases involving vulnerable witnesses, and Disclosure in criminal cases. Appointed by COIC to Chair the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal Hearings; Elected Committee Member (Criminal Bar Association).


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Eleanor Laws QC - QEB Hollis Whiteman ‘An expert tactician with unparalleled knowledge.’

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Regional Bar : South Eastern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading silks

Eleanor Laws QC - QEB Hollis Whiteman ‘An expert tactician with a commanding court presence, eloquent delivery and persuasive manner.’

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