Eleanor Fox

Eleanor Fox

Year of call: 2021
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Eleanor’s practice encompasses criminal defence and prosecution, professional discipline, inquests, and health and safety.

She is regularly instructed in serious, multi-handed matters before the Crown Court. As a led junior, she recently represented a defendant in a sophisticated, multi-kilo Encrochat drugs conspiracy, who was acquitted at the close of the prosecution case see here.

As sole counsel, Eleanor acts frequently for those charged with “county lines” drugs supply offences, including Modern Slavery Act offences. She recently represented a defendant who was acquitted of modern slavery offences at the close of the prosecution case see here. She has particular experience of cross-examining expert witnesses in the areas of cell site and telecommunications.

Eleanor is often instructed in sensitive cases involving vulnerable witnesses and defendants, including youths. She recently represented a defendant in a complex case involving historic sexual offences against two children, and is regularly instructed in cases involving domestic violence, sexual abuse and stalking. She has particular experience of the issues that typically arise in these cases, which enable her to be tactically effective and to present the best possible case for her client at trial.

Prior to commencing her career at the Bar, Eleanor worked as a research analyst at Morgan Stanley, where she gained an understanding of the financial industry. This experience assists her in preparing and presenting paper-heavy criminal cases.

Eleanor is currently seconded to the Attorney General’s office in Jersey, where she is providing pre-charge advice in respect of numerous criminal investigations.


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