Charlotte practises exclusively in criminal law, prosecuting and defending in serious and complex cases involving violence, drugs, and fraud.
She has developed expertise in the prosecution of serious organised crime with an international element, including cases prosecuted by a Joint Investigation Team through Eurojust, with a focus on the management of complex disclosure and development of strategies for dealing with digital material. She has delivered training on the admissibility of overseas intercept material, and “Prosecuting International Organised Crime – Pitfalls & Protocols in Disclosure”.
Charlotte has a particular interest in the scientific aspects of criminal investigation, having obtained a Diploma in Forensic Medical Sciences in 2019.
Defending, she has represented vulnerable individuals and those with mental health difficulties, and conducted cases involving child witnesses, with experience of conducting pre-recorded cross-examination under s.28 YJCEA and the use of intermediaries.
She quickly earns the trust of vulnerable clients and scared or reluctant witnesses, as well as the confidence of instructing lawyers and police officers, including those from other jurisdictions.
Current instructions include homicide, people-trafficking, and politically-motivated violent disorder.
3 March 2021
Rupert Kent and Charlotte Hole secure conviction at the Central Criminal Court... Read More
21 September 2020
Catherine Farrelly and Charlotte Hole successfully prosecute twelve defendants... Read More