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Jane Bickerstaff QC

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9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC)


Grade four prosecutor and London rape specialist list. She is licensed to receive instruction direct from members of the public. General and white collar crime; defence and prosecution – leading and junior work; extensive experience defending police officers in Crown Court and at disciplinary tribunals; broad experience in sexual crimes and specialising in cases involving children. Notable cases include: leading counsel for the Crown in six handed kidnap and blackmail; prosecuted murder case involving significant problems of causation/intervening act; prosecutions of accountants/company directors under POCA; representing Crown in Appeal against Conviction (S41 cross-examination on previous sexual history of complainant); leading counsel for defence in six handed kidnap, blackmail and false imprisonment; leading counsel for defence in five handed multi million pound drug importation; defending in murder of barmaid by stamping in course of robbery of public house; defending grandmother for murder of her two year old granddaughter (defence of diminished responsibility); defending police officer for multiple victim rape allegations; defending police officer for multiple sexual offences (similar fact); defending police officer for causing death by dangerous driving of Oxford student whilst responding to emergency call; representing Detective Inspector for sexual harassment of his female staff; representing Family Liason Officer for 16 charges of incompetence and inappropriate behaviour in the wake of a murder; representing Custody Sergeant following a death in custody; representing a TSG officer for use of excessive force following the Brixton Riots.


Called 1989; Silk 2012.

London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Jane Bickerstaff QC - 9 Bedford RowA fantastic jury advocate with a nice touch breaking down complex arguments.

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