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Felicity Gerry QC is admitted in England and Australia and has had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong and Gibraltar. She specializes in serious and complex crime, often with an international element. She led the defence team in R v Jogee, the ground breaking appeal in the UK Supreme Court which corrected the law on complicity and held that the form of accessorial liability known as ‘joint enterprise’ was an erroneous tangent of law. She was Solicitors Journal Legal Personality of the Year for 2016 and is described in the Legal 500 for 2016 as ‘well respected for national and international appellate issues’ and previously in Chambers and Partners as ‘A vastly experienced advocate noted for her experience in serious sexual cases, homicides and frauds’.

Felicity is also an Adjunct Fellow at Western Sydney University where she teaches Terrorism, Cybercrime and Sexual Offending and a Senior Lecturer at Charles Darwin University where she coordinates / lectures across Transnational Law, International Criminal Law, Science and Law, Criminology and ‘Law, Justice and the State’ and she leads an Indigenous justice Exoneration Project. She researches in the fields of women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems.

Felicity contributes to Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals (ALC)

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Research Output

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Discussion paper

Unjust Labels – joint enterprise and extended common purpose

Gerry, F. & Cox Qc, S., 2017, In : Northern Territory Law Journal. p. 138-148 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Human Trafficking, Drug Trafficking, and the Death Penalty

    Gerry, F. & Sherwill, N., 2016, In : Indonesia Law Review. 6, 3, p. 265-282 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Women in prison: is the justice system fit for purpose?

    Gerry, F. & Harris, L., 2016, United Kingdom: LexisNexis Butterworths, p. 1-57, 57 p.

    Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperResearch

  • Women in prison in Australia

    Gerry, F., 2016, Current Issues in Sentencing. Canberra, Australia: National Judicial College of Australia, 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Sexual Offences Handbook: Law, Practice and Procedure

    Harrison, F., Sjolin, C. & Harris, L., 2014, 2 ed. London, England: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing. 831 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch