Miranda Jollie


Miranda Jollie

Practice profile

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About Miranda

Miranda practises criminal law, both prosecution and defence. She is regularly instructed in serious offences of violence, drugs, sexual offences, robbery and burglary.
She is a member of the CPS Panel of Advocates and also acts regularly for the London Probation Service. She has been instructed by probation in cases involving legal argument regarding the operation of suspended sentences and community orders. She has experience of cases involving young witnesses and witnesses with learning difficulties, including where intermediaries were used.

Notable cases

  • R v S – Southwark Crown Court: sexual assault and robbery arising out of the same incident (Prosecution)
  • R v O – Snaresbrook Crown Court: robbery involving arguments about identification in the context of recognition and Facebook (Prosecution)
  • R v K – Kingston Crown Court: successfully obtained suspended sentence for defendant guilty of possession of a fake passport (Defence)
  • R v S – Snaresbrook Crown Court: domestic assault involving bad character evidence from both parties (Prosecution)
  • R v S – Snaresbrook Crown Court: burglary of residential home involving police recognition evidence and bad character (Prosecution)
  • R v O & M – Central Criminal Court: possession of class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of criminal property (Prosecution)
  • R v B – Wood Green Crown Court: wounding with intent where witnesses had poor recollection due to alcohol consumption (Prosecution)
  • R v P – Croydon Crown Court: successful prosecution for assault in a domestic context where the allegation was made months after the incident; evidence of recent complaint (Prosecution)
  • R v M – Isleworth Crown Court: supply of class A drugs involving challenged police test purchase evidence (Prosecution)
  • R v S – Wood Green Crown Court: assault and possession of an offensive weapon involving an elderly defendant with mental health issues (Prosecution)
  • R v I & A – Snaresbrook Crown Court: assault involving issues of joint enterprise where not all participants apprehended (Prosecution)
  • R v V & M – Wood Green Crown Court: joint enterprise s. 18 wounding (Prosecution)
  • R v E – Isleworth Crown Court: breach of sexual offences prevention order involving bad character evidence (Prosecution)
  • R v R – Snaresbrook Crown Court: possession of bladed article involving questions of how far forgetfulness could amount to a good reason (Prosecution)

Additional information

Prior to coming to the Bar, Miranda worked in public relations and marketing for over 10 years, most recently in a senior management role at a Housing Association. In her spare time she enjoys travel, (especially safaris), knitting, watching sport (especially cricket), wildlife, making jam & chutney, and trying to tame her allotment.

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Specialising in crime, immigration, civil and family law.