Philippa Eastwood > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Doughty Street Chambers Offices
Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
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Philippa specialises in criminal defence law, courts martial, and financial and regulatory law. Instructed in diverse cases from serious violence to drug offences and offences of dishonesty, she has established a reputation for determined and incisive defending. Philippa has particular expertise in financial crime. She is regularly instructed in significant cases of complex fraud and money laundering offences. Whilst she is a specialist defence advocate, she has acted as independent counsel for the SFO, considering material for the determination of legal professional privilege. Philippa has a reputation for strength in marshalling and managing voluminous material, meticulous case preparation, and intelligent advocacy. Recent cases include defending an allegation of tax cheat of value over £60 million pertaining to an environmental tax scheme, an HMRC prosecution of over £4 million pertaining to film schemes, a historic murder case, and drug importation of 50kg heroin.
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
Bar Human Rights Committee
Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association
Atlantic College (international Baccalaureate); Oxford University (BA, philosophy politics and economics, first class); King’s College London (LLM, environmental law and human rights, distinction).