Philippa Eastwood > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
LONDON
WC1N 2LS
England

Work Department

Position

Philippa is an established criminal defence advocate, regularly instructed in complex and significant cases.  She is listed in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for her expertise.  In representing those accused in diverse cases from murder to drug conspiracies and cheating the public revenue, she has built a reputation for meticulous case preparation, strategic thinking, and determined and incisive defending.

Philippa has particular expertise in financial crime and in Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 cases, including the restraint, recovery, forfeiture or confiscation of assets.  She has conducted substantial and high-profile cases of fraud, money laundering and bribery and is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for her specialism in fraud.  She has gained recognition for her strength in marshalling and managing voluminous material, exacting case preparation, and intelligent and pithy advocacy.   She has experience in representing both individual and corporate defendants.  She is a sought-after advocate in POCA Appellate work and has acted as independent counsel for the SFO, considering material for the determination of Legal Professional Privilege.

Career

Year of Call: 2003

Languages

French.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

South Eastern Circuit

Bar Human Rights Committee

Fraud Lawyers’ Association

The League for Penal Reform

Liberty

Education

Atlantic College (international Baccalaureate); Oxford University (BA, philosophy politics and economics, first class); King’s College London (LLM, environmental law and human rights, distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Philippa Eastwood – Doughty Street Chambers