Caroline Goodwin KC
Appeared in numerous trials and in appellate jurisdiction, including House of Lords (R V Webber).
Prosecuted murder, manslaughter, baby shaking cases involving technical medical evidence and associated expert witness.
Multi handed cases.
Advising on private prosecution and presently instructed as regards fraud on a multi disciplinary medical practice.
Has given evidence on behalf of the Bar, to numerous committees of the House of Lords in her capacity as Chair of the CBA.
Visiting Advocacy Lecturer University of Florida.
Operation Everest: Prosecution case reliant on super grass evidence. A series of 4 trials conducted over two years, involving undercover officers, arguments as to RIPA, drug importation. shootings, extreme violence.
Gang violence, including Street Shooting in Birmingham, linked to gang and drug violence.
Drive by shooting – Principal defendant, four arrested. Case thrown out after detailed legal argument and submissions over a three week period.
Significant failings in disclosure and mismanagement by the police.
Sex trafficking, multi defendant allegations of sexual abuse.
3 trials, over an 18 month period.
HISTORIC SEX ABUSE
A series of trials, still ongoing, representing former prison officers as to serious allegations of historic sexual abuse.
RAPE and SEXUAL ASSAULT Representation includes, CEO’s, Teachers, Solicitor clients.
Feb 2022, Solicitors conviction for sexual assault overturned on appeal.
Private instructions in Fraud.
CEO, accused of Fraud upon Inland Revenue and VAT.
Presently instructed in 3 month inquest in respect of a shooting dead of a civilian by the police.
Death in custody cases.
- Chair of the Criminal Bar Association 2019/2020
- Co - Chair Bar Council Legal Service Committee 2020 - 2022
- Bar Council Representative on National S28 committee
- Recorder of the Crown Court - Class 2 ticket
- Called to the Northern Irish Bar