Overview of Practice
Siobhan Grey KC is a very experienced Silk practising exclusively in criminal defence work. She has been described by the Directories as, ‘A passionate, smooth advocate with great communication skills’; ‘Technically gifted’; ‘Openminded, methodical, meticulous and scientific in her approach to forensic evidence.’ ‘She fights for her client and goes that extra mile’. ‘ Very hard working and persuasive’.
She specialises in defending cases of Murder, Organised Crime and Sexual Offences. She has extensive experience of cross-examining witnesses and dealing with complex expert evidence including psychiatric, pathological, and scientific forensic evidence.
She has repeatedly been instructed to defend in high profile murder cases, she masters the detail, is tenacious in her approach and is committed, totally focused and knows her case inside and out. As well as conducting legal aid work, she is also regularly instructed by solicitors across the country on a private basis in relation to Sexual Offences due to her skills in cross examination of prosecution witnesses and the way in which she examines-in-chief Defendants.
In 2021 Siobhan Grey was instrumental in getting a conviction for murder overturned in the Court of Appeal with fresh evidence having been obtained by investigative journalists based in Warsaw, Poland. The Defendant was unanimously acquitted of murder and manslaughter after a retrial at the Old Bailey. The case was the subject of a documentary entitled, ‘’The Fourth Man’ (‘Czwarty Czlowiek’) by TVN24 Poland (Jakub Stachowiak and Patryk Szczepaniak ).
Siobhan Grey KC has recently lectured and chaired seminars on ‘Neuroscience and the law’; Pathology and the Crime Scene; ‘Psychiatry and Homicide’. DNA and sexual offences’ and has co-authored an article, ‘An Avenue to Miscarriage in Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology.