Attorney General appoints new Senior Treasury Counsel

F.P. Report

LONDON: The Attorney General, Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP, has appointed Jocelyn Ledward and Deanna Heer as Senior Treasury Counsel to the Crown at the Central Criminal Court with effect from 18 January 2022.

Jocelyn Ledward was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel in 2014, and Deanna Heer was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel in 2015.

Treasury Counsel are a cadre of counsel recognised for their expertise in criminal law who prosecute some of the most serious cases in the country, appointed by the Attorney General. They are divided into 2 groups: Senior Treasury Counsel and Junior Treasury Counsel.