Isabelle Gillard

year of call :

1980

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All types of heavy criminal defence as leader and junior; serious fraud, money laundering, multi handed drugs cultivation and supply, other professional crime eg conspiracies to rob commercial premises or theft of heavy plant.

Has defended in over 30 murder cases (holds The Royal London Hospital Post Graduate Certificate in Forensic Medicine), also sexual offences, including trafficking in and forced prostitution, historic and child sex offences and indecent images.  Experienced in work out of the jurisdiction, international arrests, and representing members of the armed services in both military and civilian trials. From 1991 on list of counsel for appeals to the Court of Appeal where trial counsel no longer acts. Member of the Criminal Bar Association. Fluent French, good German.  Undertakes pro bono work on matters of interest.