Felicity Gerry QC

year of call :

1994

year of silk :

2014

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Public and Prison Law

Felicity has experience of public law issues including making submissions to Government Committees in England and Australia and to the European Commission Department of Justice on issues relating to international commercial surrogacy, the death penalty, human trafficking, FGM and the treatment of vulnerable suspects.

See entry under international criminal law

Sample cases include:

The Queen on the application of Aiden Henderson v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWHC 130 (Admin) Judicial review of primary legislation removing recovery of private costs of acquitted defendants

In the matter of Afusat Saliu 2014 application to the European Court of Human Rights for interim measures to prevent deportation where the applicant and children are at risk of forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

In the matter of X 2013 Judicial review of decision to charge 13 year old boy with rape of a 12 year old boy where potential context was sexual exploration. Prosecution offered no evidence.