Jacqui specialises in representing Professional clients who are subject to criminal and discipline allegations.
Police Federation cases:
Jacqui is a Police Regulatory Executive at Precedence Law. She has substantial expertise and experience in advising Police Officers since 2002.
She has provided legal lectures to local Police Federation branch boards in relation to police contact death cases.
Post-Incident Procedure Cases:
She is the Post Incident Procedure (PIP) Coordinator at the firm and has substantial expertise and experience in dealing with PIP cases.
Jacqui is routinely instructed to deal with PIP cases and has developed excellent working relationships with the Post Incident Managers for Police Forces.
She has substantial experience of dealing with Post Incident Procedure cases. She was part of the legal team involved in representing custody staff in the Christopher Alder and Keith Mark Camm cases, and the Firearms Officers in the shooting of Kirk John Davies.
Jacqui deals with related inquest cases, and assisting with cases that are subject to judicial reviews at the High Court, or appeals at the Court of Appeal. She regularly works with senior counsel and Queens Counsel in such cases.
Criminal and Disciplinary cases:
Jacqui is routinely instructed to deal with serious criminal and gross misconduct cases. Her cases have included Operation Passport and Visa which was one of the longest running Police Discipline cases in history and resulted in an Officer being re-instated after 5 years.
Jacqui has represented Police Officers subject to the following allegations (but not limited to): police corruption, fraud, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, serious assault, rape, serious sexual assault, IOPC investigations etc.
She has substantial experience of dealing with Police Appeal Tribunal cases.
Private Criminal Defence of Sexual Offences:
Jacqui regularly acts for individuals accused of sexual offences and making indecent images. Jacqui works with leading computer experts in this field, including forensic computer experts who assist with disclosure issues, including computer ethical hackers who can assist with issues related to third party unlawful intrusion of personal computers.
Jacqui works with leading barristers in this field who have an excellent track record in defending such cases.
Approach to Cases
Jacqui is able to connect with her clients at the outset and she encourages a team approach to her cases where no stone is left unturned.
Jacqui has great empathy for her clients who find themselves in the midst of the criminal justice system and takes time and care to explain the law and procedure throughout the case. She is very approachable and is always keen to reassure her clients throughout the process.
Prior to joining Precedence Law, Jacqui has worked at National Law firms and was a Director of her own business providing legal services to solicitors firms.