Profile submitted by Caroline Haughey
Crime, regulatory, coroners inquests and public enquiries.
Middle Temple, CBA, member of the Northern Ireland Bar, member of the Bar Standards Professional Conduct Committee, Kalisher Trust Trustee, External Examiner in Criminal Law and the Bar Transfer Test for the BSB
Regarded as an excellent leading junior with an ability to deal 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 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 has particular expertise in areas of complex forensic evidence: LCN DNA, entomology, causation etc and regularly appears against Queens' Counsel. Caroline has a reputation in the prosecution of novel law and or high profile cases including: slavery (R -v- Khan, R -v- Balira, R-v- Motroc), bribery (R -v Patel) RIPA (R -v- Beeckman), Drugs (Operation Wildwood) Caroline has significant appellate court experience having appeared in the leading authorities on 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 etc with particular experience in homicide cases (Corporate Manslaughter etc).
Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: one year on – www.gov.uk. Regular contributor to CBA and Bar Council publications and committees.
Wycombe Abbey. Trinity College, Dublin (LLB).