Jessica Deuchar


  • Called: 2003

Practice Profile:

She has a practice which covers many levels of the Criminal Justice System from Armed Robbery to Evasion of Duty to Youth Court matters to privately funded Road Traffic Matters.


Jessica conducts criminal appeals on behalf of the defence and the prosecution.

Criminal Defence:

Jessica defends in all areas of criminal law.

Criminal Prosecution:

Jessica prosecutes in all areas of criminal law.   Jessica is an experienced Junior Counsel in both Prosecution and Defence matters.

Professional Memberships:

Criminal Bar Association

Association of International Prosecutors


Approved CPS prosecutor

Criminal Appeals:

Experienced in matters taken to the Court of Appeal, both on her own part for Defence matters (convictions and sentences) and on behalf of the CPS.

Criminal Defence

Defence Cases: Possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life Section 20 Grievous bodily Harm Sexual Assault (Adult) Sexual Assault by penetration (Youth) Evasion of duty – in relation to the importation of £4m worth of tobacco Privately funded Road Traffic Matters.

Criminal Prosecution:

Armed Robbery Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs Section 18 Grievous Bodily Harm Fraud Youth Trials (Youth Court).

Prison Law and Regulatory:

Jessica has provided representation at Prison adjudications and Parole Board hearings.