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Angela Rafferty QC and Gillian Jones QC, part of the working group which has written the updated best practice guidance Toolkit ‘Case management in criminal cases when a witness or defendant is vulnerable’


11th April 2017

The Advocate’s Gateway toolkits draw on the expertise of professionals, aiming to support the early identification of vulnerability in witnesses and defendants and the opportunity to make reasonable adjustments so that the justice system is fair,

Both Angela and Gillian have vast experience in cases involving vulnerable or young witnesses.  Angela regularly lectures on the topic and sits as a Recorder on sexual offence cases for a number of years.  Both are Course Directors for Advocacy and the Vulnerable' training Course and  contribute to Rook & Ward: 'Sexual Offences, Law& Practice', Sweet & Maxwell.

Click here to view the Toolkit.



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