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Georgina Coade

Year of call:
2005 (Door Tenant)
Education:
2001
University of Nottingham, BA (Hons) Art History
2004
College of Law, PGDip Law (‘Very competent’)
2005
Nottingham Law School, BVC (‘Very competent)
Career:
2005
Pupil of Fiona Dix-Dyer at No 6, Leeds
2006
Tenant at No 6
2013
Grade 3 prosecutor
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers Tenant at 5 Paper Buildings, London Door Tenant at Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
North Eastern Circuit Education Junior
Memberships:
Criminal Bar Association
North Eastern Circuit

Currently not available to receive instructions.

Georgina is currently working abroad so is unavailable for work at the present time.

Georgina Coade enjoys a practice prosecuting (at Grade 3) and defending in equal measure. She engages in all types of criminal work, including serious crimes such as drugs, violence and fraud.

She also has extensive experience of prosecuting or defending multi-handed cases, both in her own name and as a led junior to many members of chambers.

“Highly recommended – she is meticulous and has a serene manner when dealing with all parties.” — Instructing solicitor

Approach

Georgina has an affable manner and is noted for her patience and sensitivity with victims, lay clients and their families. She is particularly able in dealing with young clients and those with limited understanding or limited experience of the criminal justice system. A sizeable number of new lay clients choose to be represented by Georgina following recommendations from individuals she has previously represented.

“Georgina’s approach to cases is calm and unflappable. Her patient and composed demeanour makes her especially effective when dealing with lay clients.” — Instructing solicitor 

Notable cases

  • R v Hussain and others [2015] – Prosecution junior to Katherine Robinson in 6 handed referral fee fraud on behalf of City of London Police and CPS Complex Casework Unit
  • R v Stubley and Lee [2015] – Prosecuted defendants who received a total of 29 years imprisonment for robbing a lady of a £26,000 ring
  • R v Youngs [2014] – Obtained suspended prison sentence for pensioner who grew £115,000-worth of cannabis to pay for his funeral
  • R v Graver and others [2014] – Prosecution junior in a multi-handed conspiracy to supply drugs; involved complex disclosure issues
  • R v Laher [2014] – Obtained acquittal for defendant accused of sexually assaulting young pupil from his madrasa
  • R v Khan [2013] – Secured acquittal of defendant accused of importing £20,000-worth of heroin. Issues relating to destruction of evidence, confessions, covert sources and abuse of process
  • R v Thompson [2013] – Represented carer responsible for assaulting disabled patient in his care
  • R v X [2012] – Defended 16-year-old with severe learning & behavioural difficulties in the Youth Court on charges of sexual assault of a 3- and a 6-year-old. Issues of abuse of process and fitness to plead
  • R v Jasim & Afandi [2012] – Successfully prosecuted defendants under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act for selling unauthorised television boxes for use in card-sharing ring. Case involved complex computer evidence
  • R v Kolompar and others [2010] – Four-handed people-trafficking case. Prosecution junior to Tim Capstick
  • R v Wilcock and others [2009] – Prosecution junior to Richard Wright QC in 9-handed conspiracy to produce and supply cannabis

Contact Georgina’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

 

Currently not available to receive instructions.

Georgina Coade has regularly prosecuted on behalf of Trading Standards. As junior to Katherine Robinson, she assisted in the prosecution of a four-handed multi-million-pound conspiracy to defraud and regulatory prosecution.

As part of these proceedings and many others in her general criminal practice, Georgina also has substantial experience of confiscation proceedings.

Georgina has experience prosecuting offences of copyright theft and cases involving complex computer evidence. She has undertaken cases for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Approach

Georgina’s eye for detail and ability to condense matters simply for effective presentation to lay clients and juries make her ideally to suited regulatory work.

“She is meticulous and has a serene manner when dealing with all parties.” — Instructing solicitor

Notable cases

  • R v Saunders [2015] – Conspiracy to defraud prosecution on behalf of National Trading Standards eCrime unit.  Defendant set up a complex web of fraudulent online businesses to effect scams
  • R v Jones [2015] – Prosecuted ‘rogue traders’ for fraud and offences contrary to the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations. Case involved numerous and vulnerable complainants
  • R v Clough [2013] – Successfully prosecuted a builder for multiple frauds on vulnerable victims in a case featured on ITV’s Rogue Traders
  • R v Jones, Dodds & Wild [2013] – Successfully prosecuted defendants for mis-selling will-writing services and financial products under the Consumer Protection Regulations
  • R v Christofi & others [2011] – Prosecution junior to Katherine Robinson in four-handed £2million conspiracy to defraud and regulatory prosecution. The case involved around 200 complainants

Contact Georgina’s clerk

Please contact Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603