We are delighted to announce that Jocelyn Ledward has been successful in winning Crime Junior of the Year at this year's Chambers UK Bar Awards.
Jocelyn is a highly regarded junior in the field of general crime. She has particular expertise in sensitive, high-profile and long-running complex cases and of the difficult technical legal arguments that invariably accompany them. Appointed Junior Treasury Counsel in 2014, she has worked across the full spectrum of criminal offences and has specific expertise of the most serious ones including: all types of homicide and their respective defences; serious sexual offences, both historic and current; terrorism; and offences arising from organised crime including money laundering. She has experience of all levels of tribunal from the magistrates through to the appeal courts, with an abundance of experience of appellate work. She is held in the highest regard by prosecution and defence teams alike and enjoys a varied practice including representing professionals where her practice in professional regulation is of great benefit. Jocelyn is also one of the most respected juniors practising in corporate and financial crime. She is instructed at all stages of an investigation across the full range of offences including business-related fraud, bribery, corruption, money laundering and serious corporate health and safety breaches.
Chambers was shortlisted for High Networth Chambers of the Year, Professional Discipline Silk of the Year - Tom Kark QC and Professional Discipline Junior of the Year - Lydia Barnfather.
QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers is thrilled for Jocelyn and would like to congratulate all the winners and those shortlisted.