Rosemary regularly prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court.
R v D (Crown Court): Defended in a trial of three offences of battery, one offence of theft, two offences of non-fatal strangulation, and two offences of ABH, all in a domestic context. The Defendant was acquitted of all except one battery.
R v J (Crown Court): Defended in a trial of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The Defendant was found not guilty.
R v F (Crown Court): Represented a Defendant who fell to be sentenced for firearms offences, including an offence to which section 311 of the Sentencing Act 2020 applied. Successfully argued that there were exceptional circumstances that justified not imposing the required minimum term of five years.
R v A (Crown Court): Defended in a trial of breach of a non-molestation order. The Defendant was found not guilty.
R v W (Crown Court): Defended in a domestic violence ABH trial. The Defendant was found not guilty.
R v D (Crown Court): Defended in a trial of issue relating to an offence of ABH. The Complainant and another witness gave evidence in the trial. The Defendant was sentenced on her basis, and received a suspended sentence.
R v T (Crown Court): Noting brief in a gross negligence manslaughter trial that received national attention.
R v W (Crown Court): Successfully argued for the lifting of one of the prohibitions of a restraining order, drawing the Court’s attention to Jackson  EWCA Crim 901. The order had been imposed on conviction for an offence of stalking involving fear of violence, and its variation was strongly opposed.