5 Essex Court

Georgina Wolfe

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Practice Areas

Police Law; Inquests; Public and Administrative; Professional Discipline; Personal Injury.

Notable cases: Undercover Policing Inquiry; acted in Belhaj v Straw and others as on the Government counsel team; Rudall v CPS and South Wales Police [2018] EWHC 3287 (QB); Coghlan v Chief Constable of Cheshire [2018] EWHC 34 (QB); R (Roberts) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] UKSC 79 (stop and search); Catt and T v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and ACPO [2015] UKSC 9 (police retention of data); R (T D) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2014] EWCA Civ 585 (police retention of CRIS reports); Inquests into the deaths of Carl Sargeant, Geoff Gray (Deepcut), Max Clifford and Stephen Akinyemi.


Called to the Bar 2006 (Queen Mother Scholarship; Harold G. Fox scholarship and Blackstone Entrance Exhibition). Appointed to the Attorney General's B Panel 2016 (and C Panel from 2012). 2016 Inspirational Women in Law Finalist. Co-host of the Pupillage Podcast

Professional Memberships



The Path to Pupillage (Sweet & Maxwell, 2008; T hird Edition 2013) with Alexander Robson.