Philippa Eastwood

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BA (Hons) PPE New College Oxford (First Class); LLM (Distinction) Kings College London
Year of call and Inn: 
2003; Lincoln's Inn
Professional Membership: 
Criminal Bar Association, Fraud Lawyers’ Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association
Practice Overview: 

Philippa is an established criminal defence advocate, regularly instructed in complex and significant cases. In representing those accused in diverse cases from murder to drug conspiracies and cheating the public revenue, she has built a reputation for meticulous case preparation, strategic thinking, and determined and incisive defending. 

Philippa has particular expertise in financial crime and in Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 cases, including the restraint, recovery, forfeiture or confiscation of assets. She has conducted substantial and high-profile cases of fraud, money laundering and bribery and is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for her specialism in fraud. She has gained recognition for her strength in marshalling and managing voluminous material, exacting case preparation, and intelligent and pithy advocacy. She has experience in representing and advising both individual and corporate clients. 


“A clear, persuasive and effective advocate”
Legal 500 (General Crime)

“Very client friendly and great to work with”
Legal 500 (Fraud)

“Thorough, sensitive to client needs and extremely well prepared” "She achieves wonderful results.”
Chambers & Partners (Financial Crime)

Philippa is also a trustee of Cecily’s Fund, a charity helping with the education of children and young adults in Zambia.  She has tutored advocacy and criminal procedure in Tanzania as a delegate of the Bar Human Rights Committee.

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