- Year of Call
Rape and Other Serious Sexual Offences, Murder, Manslaughter, Non-fatal Violence and Drugs offences
Kelly appears for both the Prosecution and Defence in all matters before the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).
Since 2002 Kelly has gained considerable trial experience in cases involving allegations of serious sexual offences, violence and drugs. Kelly is regularly instructed in cases involving children and Defendants or witnesses with mental health or learning difficulties.
Kelly is a grade 3 Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service and she is on the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences panel.
R v C
Defended a male charged with rape, witness intimidation and violence against a female partner.
R v R
Defended a youth charged with serious sexual offences against a very young child. The case involved the use of intermediaries by both the Crown and Defence.
R v M
Defended a youth, deemed unfit to plead and charged with serious sexual offences against a child.
R v W
Defended a male charged with historical sexual offences against children. The case involved a number of defendants and was the subject of an attorney generals reference.
R v L
Defended a woman charged with poisoning a child.
R v S
Prosecution of a female, care worker, charged with committing and filming sexual offences against numerous elderly residents, in her care. Advice had to be given to appeal the sentence, as it was unduly lenient.
R v T
Prosecution of a teacher charged with committing sexual offences against students.
R v C
Prosecution of a male charged with the rape of a female, whilst they were school children. Appeared alone against Queens Counsel.
Biographical and Other Information
- LLB Law (Hons). University of Plymouth.
- Kelly is a registered pupil supervisor, advocacy trainer for the Western Circuit and a mentor for the Western Circuit Women’s Forum.
Criminal Law team members
Year Of Call : 1990; HoC
Adrian is a highly effective and sought-after advocate with extensive experience of heavy-weight and sensitive cases before a broad range of courts and tribunals.
He advises in criminal, misconduct, regulatory and coroner’s court work. He is experienced in appeal cases and judicial review.
Simon Laws QC
Year Of Call : 1991
Simon Laws QC has practised exclusively in criminal law for 27 years. He represents both the prosecution and the defence.
“Centres his highly regarded practice on homicide, fraud and drug crime, with additional strengths in cases involving sexual offences. He is frequently engaged to defend and prosecute murders and serious drug conspiracies”
“An incredibly bright lawyer with a lovely manner”
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Year Of Call : 1992
Simon Burns is a specialist in criminal law undertaking prosecution and defence email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 1993
Peter is regularly instructed in cases of murder, manslaughter, attempted murder and other cases of serious firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 1994
Mary is regularly instructed in cases of murder, manslaughter, attempted murder, rape and fraud.
“She’s an extremely good advocate, brilliant at cross-examination and very good tactically; she knows how to destroy the opposition.”
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Year Of Call : 2001
Kelly appears for both the Prosecution and Defence in all matters before the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2003
Lee Bremridge is a criminal barrister experienced in all areas of complex and serious crime. Lee is known for dealing with serious cases, defending and prosecuting in equal firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 2004
Barry is an experienced junior, who defends serious criminal cases including violence, sexual offences, dishonesty and drugs. He also prosecutes and defends in regulatory & quasi-criminal email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2005
Bathsheba is a criminal barrister with a wealth of experience across all areas of complex and serious firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 2006
Joss Ticehurst is instructed to defend and prosecute in cases involving the most serious criminal offences in the Crown Court, particularly those relating to allegations of rape, attempted murder, multi-defendant cases involving drugs and murder, and multi-defendant cases of fraud and drug email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2015
Regularly instructed to defend in matters involving the most serious violence including two recent allegations of Murder.firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 2008
Brian prosecutes and defends in all areas of criminal law. His practice encompasses murder, manslaughter, sexual offences, serious violence and organised crime. He is a Grade Three advocate on the Crown Prosecution Service Advocate Panel and is also on the RASSO and Serious Crime Panels.email@example.com View Profile