Jennifer Gray


Year of Call: 1992

Practice Group(s): Crime

Portrait of Jennifer Gray

Judicial appointments and tribunals

LLB (Hons)

Practice Profile:
Crime both defence and prosecution to a high level frequently involving heavy weight multiple defendant trials. Particularly good with the young, vulnerable and those suffering from mental health or addiction issues.

Notable Cases:
R v M historical male rape with complicated bad character and mental health issues.
R v Anderson and others, leading junior, multi-handed blackmail, false imprisonment and torture case involving drugs supply ring.
R v Maggs, led junior, defended mother accused of causing permanent brain damage to baby, prosecution collapsed due to extensive pre-trial research and cross -examination of experts.
R v O represented 13 year old accused of rape of 6 year old girl involved cross-examination of very young witnesses.
R v Cheeseman led junior, complicated DTI case, did not proceed to trial after abuse argument (conducted without leader!)
R v Antoniou led junior, high profile (reported in all the broadsheets) death by dangerous driving,involvement of police officer and fire officer, defendant not direct party to the accident.
R v Aksakal and others, led junior, multi-handed murder alleged to be connected to terrorist group (PKK).
R v Meredith, represented young defendant first on indictment in multi-handed Section 18.

Further Professional Information:
CPD lecturer, pupil supervisor, CPS rape list

South Eastern Circuit, Western Circuit, Sussex Bar Mess.

Walking (mainly with the dog!) adventurous traveller, photography, baking and swimming.

Books, editorials and articles (with full references)