Susan Ferrier > Chambers of Christopher Rees > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Christopher Rees
Apex Chambers
32 Park Place
CF10 3BA


Susan practises in all types of cases involving serious crime, and has been a grade 4 prosecutor for many years. She is appointed to the grade 4 and rape panels for the Wales circuit in 2012. She continues regularly to appear in the most serious cases involving allegations of sexual offences, both defending and prosecuting. The cases ordinarily involve multiple allegations of rape and associated sexual offences, both historic and recent, and involve witnesses with various vulnerablities including age and/or mental incapacity. She has acted as leading junior in multi-handed cases involving numerous complainants crossing generations alleging rape, as well as in a large scale drug supply conspiracy prosecuting 12 defendants. Susan was involved in the long-running ‘Lynette White’ trial, representing a police officer facing an allegation of conspiracy together to pervert the course of justice in a murder case going back 20 years, where many complex issues arose. This was the largest trial of its kind in the UK. She also represents police officers before misconduct and police appeals tribunals. Susan was recently involved in a lengthy Trading Standards trial, and is currently instructed to prosecute by the Central Fraud Division.


Called 1985; Grays Inn. Crown Prosecution Service (Principal Crown Prosecutor) 1986-93; 9 Park Place Chambers 1994-2010; Apex Chambers 2010.


Criminal Bar Association.


Cardiff High School; University College Cardiff (1984 (Hons) Economics and Law); Inns of Court School of Law.