Overview of Practice
Jessica practices general crime with a focus on white collar offences, including bribery and corruption, fraud and money laundering. She is regularly instructed in both civil and criminal high value international cases involving restraint, forfeiture and confiscation. She frequently represents High Net Worth individuals on issues including global restraint and Unexplained Wealth Orders.
Jessica Tate both prosecutes and defends in a wide variety of criminal and civil cases and her written submissions have been described by members of the judiciary as being of the “highest quality”.
Her general criminal practice ranges from serious violent offences, including murder, to conspiracies to supply drugs and firearms. She has particular expertise in representing psychologically and mentally vulnerable clients, understanding the sensitivity required when handling their cases and concerns
Jessica prosecutes for a range of organisations including the CPS, National Crime Agency, HMRC and various local authorities. She is often instructed in civil matters including condemnation, confiscation and forfeiture proceedings. She is often instructed in factually or legally complex high value cases.
Jessica is direct access qualified.