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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Caroline Haughey QC

Furnival Chambers - London

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  • 30-32 Furnival Street
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4A 1JQ

Profile submitted by Caroline Haughey QC

Practice Areas

Crime, Regulatory, Coroners inquests and Public enquiries.

Professional Memberships

Middle Temple, CBA, member of the Northern Ireland Bar, former member of the Bar Standards disciplinary panel, Kalisher Trust Trustee.


A leading junior with a reputation for dealing with voluminous and or complex cases. Carolines’ defence practice is focused on murder, serious violence, drugs and fraud and cases with disclosure issues at the fore. She is regarded as tenacious and hard working with a prodigious work ethic. She is a Grade 4 leading prosecutor specializing in Human Trafficking and Slavery and is author of government review of Modern Slavery Act 2015 - One Year On commissioned by the Home Secretary Teresa May. She sits on the Prime Minister’s Modern Slavery Task Force and lectures and advises on Modern Slavery and Human trafficking both domestically and internationally, to governments and international bodies including the UNODC. She has particular expertise in areas of complex forensic evidence: LCN DNA, entomology, causation etc. and regularly appears against Queens' Counsel. Caroline has significant experience in the prosecution of novel law and or high profile cases including: slavery (R -v- Khan, R -v- Balira, R-v- Motroc, R –v- Radu), bribery (R -v Patel) RIPA (R -v- Beeckman), Drugs (Operation Wildwood) Caroline has significant appellate court experience having appeared in the leading authorities on slavery, vulnerable witnesses, firearms, expert evidence and LCN DNA and is able to provide consultancy advice on all areas of crime and regulatory work: health and safety, pharmaceuticals, veterinary, GOC, GMC, SRA, air accident investigation etc with particular experience in homicide cases (Corporate Manslaughter etc).


Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: one year on – Regular contributor to CBA and Bar Council publications and committees.


Wycombe Abbey. Trinity College, Dublin (LLB).