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July 21, 2023

Article in the Times: Education for young footballers around how to treat women.

Eleanor speaks with the Times around the state of sexual offences in the world of football.
April 13, 2021

Eleanor Laws KC successfully defends Newcastle University Student

Successfully defended Newcastle University student accused of rape
November 20, 2020

Awarded Crime Silk of the year by Chambers & Partners

Won Silk of the Year at the annual Chambers & Partners awards which took place on the 19th November
October 1, 2020

Publication of the Independent Inquiry Investigation Report

Report into Institutional responses to allegations of child sexual abuse involving the late Lord Janner of Braunstone KC
July 28, 2020

The libel case brought by Johnny Depp closes

Tuesday 28th July marks the final day of Johnny Depp's libel action against The Sun's publishers, News Group Newspapers and the Sun's executive editor
July 7, 2020

Represented Johnny Depp in his civil action against News Group Newspapers.

Eleanor Laws KC represented Johnny Depp in his libel action against News Group Newspapers and the Sun’s executive editor, Dan Wootton.
March 15, 2020

Arcturus Network

Gave a presentation to Arcturus Network, an informal platform for judges and lawyers across Africa on the treatment of vulnerable witnesses in the UK.
February 27, 2020

Actor Johnny Depp's libel action against News Group Newspapers in court for pre-trial review

A pre-trial review took place yesterday before Mr Justice Nicol in the High Court in a libel action brought by Hollywood actor Johnny Depp against News Group Newspapers, publishers of The Sun
December 20, 2019

Eleanor Laws KC instructed at appeal and successfully overturns conviction involving a sexual allegation

Eleanor Laws KC successfully appealed a conviction in a case involving a sexual allegation made against Dr Rajeshkumar Mehta
October 5, 2019

Eleanor Laws KC provides sexual offences training to the South Eastern Circuit

Eleanor Laws KC delivers training as part of the SEC’s RASSO Programme
September 30, 2019

Successful defence of a GP facing serious sexual offences

Dr J faced serious sexual offences over a 10 year period
May 10, 2019

Eleanor Laws KC speaks to BBC Today Programme podcast on consent and the law

The BBC’s Beyond Today podcast chose to examine the Alex Hepburn rape case, asking what one rape trial can tell us about lad culture and consent
June 6, 2018

Eleanor Laws KC represented a young defendant acquitted of rape and serious sexual offences upon two young boys.

Eleanor Laws KC represented G who faced allegations of rape and serious sexual assault upon two young boys
May 25, 2018

Eleanor Laws KC successfully defends ex-parliamentary advisor

Eleanor Laws KC successfully defended Richard Holden, the former special advisor to ex-Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon who was accused of sexual assault
May 21, 2018

London Legal Walk 2018

QEB Hollis Whiteman are delighted to be taking part in the London Legal Walk 2018
April 10, 2018

Eleanor Laws KC & Polly Dyer successfully defended Professor Lant.

Professor Ariel Lant acquitted of sexual assault charges
January 15, 2018

Eleanor Laws KC to speak at Criminal Bar Association training event for RASSO qualification

Eleanor Laws KC on the topic of 'Consent' at the CBA's accredited event
January 15, 2018

Eleanor Laws KC and Philip McGhee defend Barry Bennell in historic sex charges case.

Eleanor Laws KC and Philip McGhee are defending former youth soccer coach, Barry Bennell
October 21, 2017

Eleanor Laws KC providing training in a number of upcoming events.

One of the Bar Council's Lead Facilitators for Vulnerable Witness Training leading training in multiple upcoming events
August 3, 2017

Eleanor Laws KC is ranked as Leader in her Field in Crime

Chambers UK Bar Directory 2018 named Eleanor Laws KC as Leader in Field
April 12, 2016

Prosecution offer no evidence against Royal Agricultural University students accused of rape.

Represented defendants in rape trial following the Royal Agricultural University’s May ball
March 23, 2016

Eleanor Laws KC represents prosecution in Ched Evans appeal.

The Court of Appeal today reserved judgement in the appeal of Ched Evans against his conviction for rape and advised that it would be delivered in April