Sarah Elliott QC successfully defends client charged with voyeurism

10.01.18 | |

The defendant, a professional in a senior position at a global media company, used a hidden camera to covertly film women in intimate situations, both in his home and theirs, as well creating an extensive catalogue of “upskirting” videos of women on public transport. The offences were committed over a four year period and were aggravated by the planning and sophistication of execution .  Sarah successfully persuaded the Judge to pass a suspended sentence with a requirement to attend a sexual offenders programme rather than the immediate custodial term the Judge original had in mind. She also successfully argued that the terms of the sexual harm prevention order (SHPO) should not prevent the defendant from having ordinary electronic devices, such as a mobile, with camera facilities.

 

The case has appeared in the media.

 

Sarah was instructed by Tim Walker, Sonn MacMillan Walker.

« Back to listing

About cookies on our website

Following a revised EU directive on website cookies, each company based, or doing business, in the EU is required to notify users about the cookies used on their website.

Our site uses cookies to improve your experience of certain areas of the site and to allow the use of specific functionality like social media page sharing. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but as a result parts of the site may not work as intended.

To find out more about what cookies are, which cookies we use on this website and how to delete and block cookies, please see our Which cookies we use page.

Click on the button below to accept the use of cookies on this website (this will prevent the dialogue box from appearing on future visits)