BIO

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Felicity Gerry QC is an international QC with chambers in London, Leeds and Australia. She was Legal Personality of the Year for 2016 and has been recognised in the Legal 500 as “well respected for national and international appellate issues” and “Fearless and independent minded” and in Chambers and Partners as “a vastly experienced advocate noted for her experience in serious sexual cases, homicides and frauds”.  She led the appeal that corrected the law on joint enterprise in the UK Supreme Court, described by the BBC as a ‘moment of genuine legal history’ and had appeals on the same subject in Australia and Hong Kong. She works commercially on fraud, bribery, corruption and slavery in supply chains and pro bono, including assisting on death penalty cases.

Felicity has appeared in the BAFTA nominated FGM documentary The Cruel Cut and ABC Foreign Correspondent’s documentary Saving Mary Jane and BBC 3 Series ‘Sex on the Edge , Channel 5 April Jones Murder documentary, Channel 5 Sarah Payne Documentary and on all major news channels including ABC, BBC News, Sky News, Russia Today and Al Jazeera.

Felicity is an Adjunct Fellow at the University of Western Sydney where she recently taught Independent Study on Terrorism, Cybercrime and Sexual Offending. She is also a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Charles Darwin University where she researches issues relating to women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems. She lectures in International Criminal Law, Transnational Law, Criminal Law and Evidence, Science & Law and ‘Law, Justice & the State’ and leads an Indigenous Justice and Exoneration Project where she supervises students who research legal issues that affect Indigenous people in the NT and assist prisoners serving over 10 years, one of whom was featured in the Zak Grieve Documentary

She is one of the foremost legal experts which broadcasters go to for media commentary and presentation of international legal issues.

She is a popular public speaker and can be followed on twitter @felicitygerry

 

 

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