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Beverley Cherill

Beverley Cherill

Called 1996   |   Email: bcherill@westgate-chambers.co.uk

“An adroit criminal barrister who is in demand due to her skill in the courtroom. She is particularly known for her expertise in serious sexual offence cases.”


Area of Practice

All areas of Crime, both prosecution and defence.

Undertakes Privately funded and legal-aid work.

Trained in the newly implemented Domestic Violence short-term injunctions pursuit to the Crime and Security Act 2010

Notable Cases

  • R v McDonagh. Leading counsel. Defending. Conspiracy to steal high value property throughout the country.
  • R v. X.  Privately instructed as juniour alone. Defending. Incitement of children to prostitution.
  • R v. Jarvis. Privately instructed. Defending.  A multi -charge historical child sexual abuse case, ( teacher to pupils)
  • R v. Peacock. Legal-aid. Defending. Large scale conspiracy to produce and supply cannabis.
  • R v. Aldridge. Legal-aid. Defending. Conspiracy to steal high value antiques from auction houses across England.


BA (Hons) in Law

Professional Associations

Criminal Bar Association
Sussex Bar Mess

Additional Information

Has an excellent record on defending cases concerning sexual offences.

Recommended in Chambers & Partners for several years.