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Trinity Silk Elected as Vice Chair of the Criminal Bar Association


On 29th June 2018 Trinity Regulatory and Criminal Silk, Caroline Goodwin Q.C. was elected as the new Vice Chair of the Criminal Bar Association.

Caroline will take over the role from current Vice Chair, Chris Henley Q.C. who said of the election "She has been involved with the CBA for over 7 years. We are delighted she has shown the courage and commitment to stand and we intend to start to work with her immediately to continue all our campaigns."

Caroline took Silk in 2017, in the same year that she was a finalist in the Lawyer of the Year category of the Northern Law Awards. As well as being a senior Criminal and Regulatory advocate, Caroline has been a Crown Court Recorder since 2010.

Regularly recognised in the leading legal directories, Caroline is a highly regarded and experienced advocate instructed in all aspects of both defence and prosecution case work. Caroline is instructed in serious and high profile cases heard in the House of Lords, Court of Appeal and Crown Court. Caroline's forensic case preparation, tenacious cross-examination, careful witness handling and robust Court room presence have gained her a reputation as a formidable jury advocate.

Caroline has also worked abroad, most recently being part of the prosecution team in St Helena in relation to allegations of historical sexual abuse.

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