BIO

CDU_2016_02_Felicity_Gerry-7Felicity Gerry QC is admitted in England and Australia and has had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong. She specialises in serious and complex crime, often with an international element. She led the defence team in R v Jogee, the ground breaking appeal in the UK Supreme Court which corrected the law on complicity and held that the form of accessorial liability known as ‘joint enterprise’ was an erroneous tangent of law. She was Solicitors Journal Legal Personality of the Year for 2016 and is described in the Legal 500 for 2016 as ‘well respected for national and international appellate issues’ and previously in Chambers and Partners as ‘A vastly experienced advocate noted for her experience in serious sexual cases, homicides and frauds’.

Felicity is also a Senior Lecturer at Charles Darwin University where she researches in the fields of woman & law, technology & law, and leads an Indigenous Justice Exoneration Project. She has numerous publications on international issues such as human trafficking, transnational organised crime, cyber rights and justice systems. She coordinates / lectures in Transnational Law, Criminal Law, Science and Law, Evidence Law and ‘Law, Justice and the State’.

 

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

 

 

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