Becky enjoys a well-balanced Crown Court practice, where she both prosecutes and defends. Becky receives instructions in relation to a wide spectrum of serious offences, including sexual, violent and drug offences. Becky is experienced in dealing with cases which involve vulnerable witnesses, voluminous amounts of disclosure material and forensic and expert evidence.
With both lay and professional clients, Becky has an approachable manner, whilst still delivering clear and robust advice.
R v A et al. (2023): Secured the only acquittal in a multi-handed conspiracy to pervert the course of justice trial heard at Hull Crown Court lasting two weeks. The case involved careful and thorough analysis of prison phone call recordings and transcripts. Becky’s lay client was a law graduate and aspiring solicitor.
R v K (2023): Defended a severely-autistic Defendant charged with assaulting a police officer. Through obtaining expert evidence on how the Defendant’s autism affected her, which provided an important context to the incident - and setting out why the Crown should review the case on public interest grounds, the Crown offered no evidence.
R v E (2022): Defended in a multi-handed trial involving kidnapping, blackmail and possession of imitation firearm with intent. The case featured extensive CCTV footage and telephone material.
R v C et al. (2022): Led by Rupert Doswell prosecuting in a multi-handed and multi-week Class A and B drugs conspiracy trial in Hull Crown Court in which all Defendants were convicted. The case involved international payments to Colombia and vast amounts of surveillance, telephone data and expert drugs evidence.
R v T et al. (2021): Led by Rebecca Stevens defending a conspiracy to commit robbery, during which, one of the alleged conspiring robbers was killed. Vast amounts of telephone data and CCTV footage was involved.
R v K et al. (2021): Led by Matthew Bean prosecuting an eight-handed Class A and B drugs conspiracy involving Class A and B drugs.
R v S (2019): Successfully defended in a two-count possession of firearm trial.
R v M (2018): Successfully defended in two-count sexual assault matter.
R v W (2018): Defended in dwelling house burglary trial which raised issues as to civilian identifications via Facebook and the absence of PACE Code D safeguards. Defendant acquitted.