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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Georgina Wolfe

5 Essex Court - London

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  • 5 Essex Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9AH

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Practice Areas

Police Law; Inquests; Public and Administrative; Professional Discipline; Personal Injury; Employment. Notable cases: Undercover Policing Inquiry; Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse; currently acting in Belhaj v Straw and others as part of the counsel team for the Government; R (Roberts) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] UKSC 79, [2016] 1 W.L.R. 210 (stop and search); Catt and T v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and ACPO [2015] UKSC 9; [2015] 2 W.L.R. 664 (police retention of data); R (TD) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2014] EWCA Civ 585 (police retention of CRIS reports); Lynch and ors v Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police and ors JR1305127, 14 November 2014 (recoverability of inquest costs); R (E7) v Chairman of the Azelle Rodney Inquiry [2014] EWHC 452 (Admin) (challenging the findings of a public inquiry); and in R (Ramsden) v IPCC [2013] EWHC 3969 (Admin) (defending a challenge to the police and IPCC’s decision not to take witness statements from witnesses to an alleged assault); Inquests into the deaths of Stephen Akinyemi and Kingsley Burrell.

Professional Memberships



Called to the Bar 2006 (Queen Mother Scholarship; Harold G. Fox scholarship and Blackstone Entrance Exhibition). Appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel 2016 (and C Panel from 2012). 2016 Inspirational Women in Law Finalist.


The Path to Pupillage (Sweet & Maxwell, 2008; Third Edition 2013) with Alexander Robson.