She specialises in appellate and trial advocacy for serious and complex national, transnational and international criminal cases. This has included terrorism, serious organised crime, homicide, fraud, money laundering, cybercrime, rape and sexual abuse, often with both legal and factual complexity.
Felicity also conducts some judicial review and administrative law matters. This has included Constitutional issues in the context of biosecurity and challenging decisions by various Government Ministers and administrative decision makers.
She appears in some civil litigation – particularly in the context of heritage listing of Indigenous land as well as some personal injury in the context of sexual abuse.
She is very experienced in professional disciplinary matters on behalf of medical and legal professionals.
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Felicity does not provide direct public access legal services.
For legal services from Felicity Gerry QC, please contact Carmelite Chambers (UK) or Greens List (Australia) via the contact page.
2018 Amicus Curiae Brief Radovan Karadžić ICTY Appeals Chamber on interpretation of JCEIII liability leading a group of counsel and academics (leave granted).
R v Johnson 2018 and R v Henry 2018 Leading in two applications to the European Court of Human Rights for permission to appeal in ‘joint enterprise’ murder – human rights issues include racial and disability discrimination.
R v Finn 2018 Appeal against conviction on complicity issues and an inappropriate prosecutor’s closing address.
R v Honeysett 2018 Appeal against sentence including jurisprudence on Koori conversation in sentencing.
R v Van Beelan 2017 Appeal to the High Court of Australia on the statutory definition of “substantial miscarriage of justice” and the admissibility of fresh evidence in an alleged ‘cold case’ murder.
R v Henderson (a pseudonym) 2017 Appeal in relation to tendency evidence relied on by the prosecution as ‘relationship and context’.
R v Jogee 2016 – Successful appeal to the UK Supreme Court (formerly the House of Lords) which sat for the first time, at the same time as the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Alleged joint enterprise murder. Correcting the law on foundational liability for secondary parties. Court of Appeal Report at R v Jogee  EWCA Crim 1433.
Chan Kam-shing (Hong Kong) 2016 – Leading appeal in alleged common purpose murder to Court of Final Appeal following Jogee.
J v Minister for Lands and Planning NT 2016 – In the matter of Kulaluk community land, an appeal under the Heritage Act