Eve George

Year of Call: 1997

Eve George is an experienced criminal and family barrister. She is instructed to defend in serious criminal cases. Eve is instructed in all areas of family law and has a loyal following of solicitors.

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Eve specialises in criminal defence and all aspects of family law.

Eve is instructed in serious criminal cases, both alone or led. She is instructed in all areas of family law, representing parents, grandparents and children in both Public and Private proceedings.

Additional Information

  • Eve is a trained Pupil Supervisor.


  • Eve speaks both Greek (fluent) and French (conversational).

Criminal Defence

Eve is regularly instructed to defend in the Crown Court. She has extensive experience of acting in connection with a wide range of criminal matters, including large-scale conspiracies concerning drugs and dishonesty offences with multiple defendants.

She has a particular interest and is often instructed in cases involving physical violence (including homicides) and serious sexual offences including historical sex committed against vulnerable adults or children. She is also frequently instructed in matters involving robberies, fraud and arson. Eve also has experience of representing defendants with mental health issues. 

"Eve has secured unbelievable results for my clients and I have no doubt she will continue to do so. Eve tenaciously defends clients. Her work rate and dedication are second to none. Eve is an exceptional advocate in dealing with vulnerable offenders and young offenders as she understands their needs and requirements whilst balancing the welfare of the individual against the often regimented and hard approach taken by the Crown Prosecution Service and the Courts. She is an enthusiast with no limits who goes the extra mile for those she defends."

Instructing Solicitor at GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates.

Criminal Prosecutions - Private & Public

Eve is instructed in serious criminal cases, both alone or led.

Family & Children

Eve is instructed in all areas of family law, representing parents, grandparents and children (through their Guardian ad Litem) in both Public and Private proceedings.

Her experience includes cases involving allegations of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect.

Eve has a particularly interest in Private Law matters involving domestic violence and implacable hostility.

She is experienced in cases falling under the Family Law Act in particular, non-molestation injunctions and occupation orders.  Eve regularly receives instructions involving financial relief and divorce.

"I have instructed Miss George for in excess of 8 years. She has always been my 'go to' counsel...Her analytical skills together with her straight talking, no nonsense approach has gained her the trust of those clients who greatly benefit from her honesty and advice."

Feedback from Instructing Solicitor.

Professional Memberships

  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
  • Criminal Bar Association.
  • Family Bar Association.

Cases of Note


R v W & 6 Others

Defending W: 6 weeks conspiracy to supply drugs trial.

R v R & 2 Others

Junior defending R in a murder. R was acquitted.

R v S

Defending 11 counts historical sex (hung jury July 2018). Retrial March 2019 (S acquitted of 5 counts, hung jury on 6). Crown offer no evidence on remaining 6 counts.

R v B

Defending S18 GBH. B was acquitted.

R v P

Defending Sexual Assault. P was acquitted.

R v N & 3 Others

Conspiracy to supply drugs. 7 weeks cut-throat trial.


K v K (

Contested divorce case.

Re D

Care proceedings representing a parent with learning disabilities.

H v H

Contact hearing concerning allegations of serious domestic violence.

Re K

Care proceedings acting for the official solicitor concerning serious sexual abuse and neglect.

Re H

Care proceedings (baby shaking) acting for grandfather.