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Camilla Hart, Associate

Camilla specialises in Commonwealth and International law, Constitutional and Administrative law, with a particular focus on appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Camilla Hart, Associate

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About

She works closely with various Governments and international companies on their respective appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council covering a wide variety of legal issues. Camilla is a member of the Supreme Court and Privy Council Practitioner User Group and gives her time to provide assistance in proposing amendments to the Rules and/or Practice Directions published by the Court, arising out of her experience.

Camilla is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8 Ruddock v The Queen (Jamaica) [2016] UKPC 7 [2016] 2 W.L.R. 681; [2016] 2 All E.R. 1 – In this landmark case, the Supreme Court examined the doctrine of joint enterprise and the mental element of intent that must be proved, when a defendant is accused of being a secondary party to a crime
  • Ferguson & ors v Attorney General of Trinidad & Tobago [2016] UKPC 2; 40 B.H.R.C. 715 - Concerned the introduction of a statutory limitation period for prosecutions which was repealed two weeks later. Persons affected by that repeal, brought an action of legitimate expectation and constitutional interference
  • United Policyholders Group v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [2016] UKPC 17; [2016] 1 W.L.R. 3383 - Judicial review proceedings were brought on the ground of legitimate expectation by investment policy holders of a large insurance company
  • Sexius v Attorney General of Saint Lucia [2017] 1 WLR 3236: The Privy Council considered the scope of the right to silence and its interplay with the right to a fair trial
  • Stubbs v The Queen [2018] 3 WLR 1638 (Bahamas): The appeal concerned the fair trial provisions in the constitution and provided guidance on trial judges sitting on appeals
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