Eleanor Scott-Davies

Year of Call: 2010

Eleanor’s practice covers serious criminal work. She regularly appears in the Crown Court acting for both the prosecution and the defence.

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Overview

Eleanor’s practice covers serious criminal work.

Eleanor regularly appears in the Crown Court acting for both the prosecution and the defence.

She is also regularly instructed privately to represent individuals charged with motoring offences. 

Professional panel appointments

  • General Dental Council (GDC) panel advocate.

  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Grade 2 appointed panel advocate.

Additional Information

Prior to joining chambers Eleanor worked for 3 years at a top London Solicitors where she prepared cases and represented clients at the police station.

Eleanor is Police station accredited.

Education

  • University of York; BA (Hons) History; 2:1.
  • The College of Law; Graduate Diploma in Law; Commendation.
  • The College of Law; Bar Vocational Course; Very Competent.
  • The College of Law; LLB; 2:1.

Professional Memberships

  • Gray’s Inn.
  • Kent Bar Mess.
  • Criminal Bar Association.

Business Crime

Eleanor has experience of fraud work.

She has been led in large, high-value money-laundering and fraud cases.

See Eleanor's cases of note: R v W, where she was led junior for the prosecution in a serious fraud case, reported by BBC News here.

Criminal Defence

Eleanor has a wide range of experience in defending in serious criminal cases: multi-handed fraud cases, sexual assault, drugs and serious violence.

Eleanor also has experience of acting as a junior in serious fraud, murder and sex trafficking cases.

She is also regularly instructed privately to represent individuals charged with motoring offences. 

Criminal Prosecutions

Eleanor has a wide range of experience in prosecuting serious criminal cases, either as leading junior or alone.

Cases of Note

R v B

Defendant was charged with murder. Led Junior for the defence. Securing acquittal.

R v K

Multi-handed high-level money laundering. Led Junior for the defence.

R v C

Multi-handed aggravated burglary/firearms. Led junior for prosecution.

R v W

Serious fraud. Led junior for prosecution.

R v D

Acting for defendant charged with rape and sexual assault, two complainants.

R v W

Acting for defendant charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl.

R v R

Prosecution of a work-place sexual assault.

R v F

Acting for defendant accused of GBH on 18-month-old step-daughter

R v B & Other

Multi-handed sex trafficking case. Led Junior for the defence.