Georgia Beatty

Year of Call: 2017

Georgia practises in all areas of criminal law and in extradition matters. She also accepts instructions in family proceedings.

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Overview

Georgia is a barrister practising in all areas of criminal law. She both defends and prosecutes in a wide range of criminal cases.  

In addition to her criminal practice, Georgia has a growing practice in extradition law and has been instructed in both Part 1 and Part 2 cases. She also accepts instructions in family proceedings.

Instructing solicitors have said:

Ms Beatty was phenomenal in her handling of the case and received positive feedback from all. … I have found Ms Beatty to be a hardworking barrister with personal and professional skills of a very high level.’ 

‘Ms Beatty has shown herself to be reliable and effective with the instructions that we have given her. I have had positive feedback from clients she has represented who have all been happy with her service.’

Additional Information

Education and awards

 

Education

  • Leiden University: LLM in Public International Law (Cum Laude).
  • University of Law: Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent).
  • London School of Economics and Political Science: LLB in Laws (First Class Honours).

Awards

  • Princess Royal Scholarship, Inner Temple.
  • Advocacy Award, University of Law.

Professional Memberships

  • Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum (DELF).
  • Inner Temple.
  • Women in Criminal Law (WICL).

Extradition & International + View All Specialist Areas

Georgia has represented clients facing extradition in both Part 1 and Part 2 cases, including territories such as Poland, Lithuania, Portugal, Albania and Moldova. She has been instructed in extradition hearings at all stages in the Magistrates’ Court, from first appearances to final hearings.

Cases of Note

Criminal Defence

R v CB [2019]

Georgia secured an acquittal for a client charged with harassment of a 13-year-old girl. The case involved cross-examination of a vulnerable youth complainant via live link.

R v JA [2019]

Georgia represented a client charged with causing ABH to a support worker in a psychiatric hospital while detained under the Mental Health Act. The case involved live expert evidence from several medical professionals. Georgia also represented the client at the sentencing hearing, where he received a suspended sentence.

R v CH [2019]

Georgia successfully represented the Appellant in an appeal against conviction in the Magistrates’ Court for two charges of possession of an offensive weapon. The appeal was allowed and both convictions were quashed.