Sexual offences News

3PB Criminal barrister Jane Rowley represents one of 5 men in major North East trafficking case (Operation Wren)

Jane Rowley was Lead Defence Counsel for one of 5 men accused of trafficking for sexual exploitation, sexual activity with a child, conspiracy to facilitate the prostitution of children and the supply of drugs, in R v Asad and others (Operation Wren) Newcastle Crown Court 2017. The trial arose as a result of Operation Sanctuary/Wren which […]

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Jane Rowley instructed as Leading Counsel for a Defendant facing Serious Sexual Assault charges in Newcastle Crown Court

Jane Rowley has been instructed as Leading Counsel for a Defendant facing Serious Sexual Assault charges in Newcastle Crown Court. The trial commenced on 21st August and is expected to conclude early October. The case arises from a series of complex investigations conducted by Northumbria Police, into alleged sex rings operating in the North East by […]

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