Call Date: 1997

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Molly primarily undertakes defence work and is very experienced in all areas of crime. Molly has undertaken the most serious of cases, including murder, manslaughter, rape and fraud. She has also been instructed in VHCC cases and confiscation hearings. Molly has appeared as leading counsel and sole advocate in complex, multi-handed and serious cases, sometimes appearing against or co-defending with QCs. Molly has also been instructed in many high profile cases which have attracted media attention. Molly is on the CPS rape and fraud specialist lists and has prosecuted and defended in many cases involving serious offences of this type. Molly has made many appearances in the Court of Appeal, having been granted leave. Some examples of notable cases Molly has been instructed in are:


R v F and others – leading junior counsel in manslaughter (shooting) case where all other defendants were represented by QCs. Defendant was acquitted.

R v E – sole advocate in historic familial sexual offences case involving a child.

R v W – sole advocate in historic multiple rape case involving vulnerable complainant.

R v M – junior counsel led by QC in murder case (shooting).

R v J – leading counsel in internet grooming case.

R v D sole advocate in “one punch” manslaughter case.

R v P and others – leading counsel in large credit card cloning fraud case.

R v B – sole advocate in case involving media attention involving historic sexual offences against multiple family members.

R v M – junior advocate led by QC in murder case involving issue of fitness to plead.

R v R – sole advocate in lengthy section 18 wounding trial involving 8 young defendants.

R v A & Others – sole counsel in large drugs conspiracy case.

R v B – firearm case involving “exceptional circumstances”. Sentence successfully appealed.

R v A and others – sole advocate in blackmail case.


In 2017/18 Molly has been instructed in cases including murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, firearms, rape, indecent images and money laundering.





Molly is licensed to take direct access work

Molly is a registered pupil supervisor


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