Ruby is 20 years call with a wealth of experience in sensitive cases and has built a fierce reputation defending historic multi-complainant rape and serious sexual abuse cases. She delivers the highest standard of professional service and is highly regarded by her professional colleagues and the Judiciary.

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Ruby is known for her feisty but firm approach in Court and has a detailed forensic eye she uses to comb though unused material, cross reference with Statements and Exhibits to build the foundations for effective and concise cross examination. She leaves no stone unturned on behalf of her clients.

An experienced Criminal Junior instructed in the Court of Appeal, Crown Court and Court Marital.

Her strengths are in her preparation, her tenacity in Court in legal argument, her well executed and often devastating cross examination, her unwillingness to see an injustice occur and persuasive and moving closing speeches.

Ruby’s general practise encompasses serious, complex and high-profile cases. She has conducted trials of attempted murder and rape at the Central Criminal Court as sole junior counsel and has lead in serious sexual offences.

Although a Grade 4 prosecutor Ruby primarily Defends and increasing her work is private client based.

Ruby has a recognised expertise in cases where her clients are particularly vulnerable: the young, the elderly and the mentally ill.

Although a Grade 4 prosecutor Ruby primarily Defends.

Ruby has extensive and practical experience working with  and challenging a full range of experts: medical (to include: paediatric), DNA, fingerprint, foot mark and ballistic evidence as well as the forensic interrogation of devices.

Ruby is a charming yet fearless advocate who loves her job.

Specialist practice areas include:

Rape and Serious Sexual Offences

Vulnerable Defendants
Vulnerable Witnesses
Multi defendants
Multi complainants
Child Grooming
Indecent Images/Extreme Pornography
Honour Violence/Forced Marriage
Care Homes
Institutional Abuse
Schools and Education
Sporting Organisations
Inter- familial
Inter-generational
Child Exploitation
Child Cruelty
Domestic Abuse
Marital/Relationship Rape
Coercive Control
Sexual Exploitation

Serious Crime

Murder
Attempted Murder
Manslaughter
Infant death
Drugs
Firearms
Knife Offences
Gang Related Deaths
Cut-Throat Defences
Human Trafficking

Court of Appeal

Advice to CCRC
Appeal Against Conviction
Appeal Against Sentence

Appointments

Grade 4 Prosecutor CPS

Memberships

South East Circuit Criminal Bar Association 

Education

Exeter University