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Chambers of Richard Wright QC

6 PARK SQUARE, LEEDS, LS1 2LW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Fax:
Fax 0113 2424395
DX:
26402 LEEDS Park Square
Email:
Web:
www.parksquarebarristers.co.uk

Gill Batts

Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Park Square Barristers (Chambers of Richard Wright QC)

Work Department

Criminal

Position

Gill Batts is an experienced criminal practitioner and is regularly instructed to defend in serious and challenging cases. Her practice encompasses the full range of offences, including homicide, serious non-fatal violence and drug-related offences; however, her particular specialisms are sexual offences and fraud
Instructing solicitors describe Gillian as “very thorough in her case preparation… providing prompt advice from the outset… Accessible and professional; always ready to assist and provide advice… She is conscious of a client’s need for continuity, and has a real desire to see a case through.”
Gill is a strong jury advocate with a consistently high rate of success at trial, recognised by both professional and lay clients for her conscientious approach and commitment. She receives an increasing number of private instructions.
Gill is noted to be effective at dealing with cases which involve young or vulnerable witnesses, and is often first choice for the defence because of her easy manner and sensitive approach. Those who instruct her comment that “her ability to communicate with people from all walks of life is a real strength
She is experienced in all aspects of financial offending, including fraud, theft from employer, money-laundering and insolvency offences. She has defended in prosecutions brought by the CPS, HMRC, BIS and Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

Career

1999 call

Member

North Eastern CircuitCriminal Bar Association

Education

1998
Leicester University, LLB Law
1999
Inns of Court School of Law


Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Gillian Batts - Park Square BarristersA first-class junior with a competitive approach.

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