Sarah Griffin

Call 2011

griffin@exchangechambers.co.uk

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Criminal

Sarah is a talented junior. Clients praise her affable nature, her ability to understand their issues and her attention to detail in preparation of cases. Acting for both the prosecution and defence, Sarah is a specialist criminal practitioner with experience in a range of criminal matters including:

Sarah prosecutes on behalf of the CPS (Category 2 Prosecutor), DWP and Local Authorities. She is happy to provide advice at any stage in the proceedings and is willing to give advice over the telephone or by email on an informal basis and at short notice.

Criminal Cases

R v D (Liverpool Crown Court)

led junior, represented a defendant charged with murder.

R v W (Operation Valgus) (Mold Crown Court)

led junior, represented a defendant in a multi-million pound mortgage fraud carried out between 2003 and 2008, largely in North Wales. Involving over 800 residential properties, the evidence ran to over 60,000 pages.

R v F (Preston Crown Court)

led junior, successfully represented at trial a male charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. The case involved 8 defendants, including 3 serving police officers. Sarah analysed over 10,000 pages of telephone billing evidence and produced a number of schedules that were relied upon by the defence during the course of the trial.

R v M (Warrington Crown Court)

successfully represented a male at trial who was acquitted of wounding with intent (s.18).

R v P (Liverpool Crown Court)

successfully represented a male at trial who was acquitted of inflicting grievous bodily harm (s.20) and causing actual bodily harm (s.47).

R v M (Warrington Crown Court)

successfully represented a male at trial who was acquitted of robbery in a dwelling.

R v B (Chester Crown Court)

represented a defendant at trial who was acquitted of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

R v V (Warrington Crown Court)

acted for a male charged with stabbing a woman in her own home causing grievous bodily harm (s.18).

R v J (Operation Deposit) (Maidstone Crown Court)

acted for two defendants in a multi- handed conspiracy to steal from supermarkets nationwide.

R v M (Warrington Crown Court)

represented a 15 year old male who was charged jointly with an adult of robbery in a dwelling.

R v D (Liverpool Crown Court)

prosecuted a female who was convicted of inflicting grievous bodily harm (s.20) by kicking another female to the face with a stiletto heel.