Gillian Jones QC explores UK Law Around Sexual Assault

March 10, 2020
In a latest compelling episode of Get Legally Speaking, podcaster Hatti Suvari speaks to Joint Head of Chambers Gillian Jones QC exploring the stages and processes involved in reporting a sexual crime.

This episode is a frank and sensitive discussion containing relevant information including the help available to victims of sexual crime.

Gillian answers pertinent questions such as whether medical examinations are involved;what happens if the decision goes ahead to persecute the offender;what happens at court; will you face the defendant and will your own name be made public.

Gillian has considerable experience in relation to cases dealing with serious sexual offences having developed specialist expertise in trials involving vulnerable witnesses. She was announced this month as Legal 500’s Criminal Silk of the Year 2020. Get Legally Speaking is a free weekly UK legal podcast listened to in 40 countries and 240 cities; and supported by the Bar Council.