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Isabella Forshall QC
sabella Forshall is a specialist criminal practitioner who listens carefully to clients and reflects their instructions with well-honed trial and appellate skills.
With long experience of defending in serious criminal cases, particularly of politically motivated offending from terrorism to protest; and of homicide and serious sexual offending, Isabella acts for clients ranging from the most intelligent and demanding to the most vulnerable. Terrorism cases have concerned the Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front, IRA, DHKPC, the Tamil Tigers, Al Qaeda and the PKK.
Protest clients include those accused in major public disorders from Tottenham via Yarlswood to Burnley, animal rights activists, fitness fanatic and prison hostage-taker, Charles Bronson, and serial urban nudist Vincent Bethell.
Homicide clients include parents charged with killing their children, young alleged gang members, and mentally disordered offenders.
She is also exceptionally experienced in serious sexual cases.
Called 1982; Gray’s Inn; QC 2010.
Criminal Bar Association
Newnham College, Cambridge – BA English Literature
Manchester Polytechnic – CPE
Ins of Court School of Law – Bar Exams
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Isabella Forshall QC –Doughty Street Chambers ‘A clear vision, determination, wonderful advocacy, good lawyer. An iron fist in a velvet glove, which comes out and hits the court, the judge and the jury at a key moment. A brilliant lawyer.’