5 Essex Court

Georgina Wolfe

Call 2006

“She is bright, approachable and excellent on paper and on her feet”
Chambers UK

Georgina is recognised as a leading junior specialising in the areas of police law, public law, human rights and civil liberties, inquests and public inquiries, prison law and malfeasance claims (assault, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and misfeasance). She is ranked in Chambers UK for Police Law (Band 2) and Inquests and Public Inquiries (Band 2).

Georgina was appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel in 2016 (having been on the C Panel since 2012). She appears regularly as sole counsel and junior counsel before a range of courts and tribunals. Over the past 5 years she has appeared in some of the leading cases in her fields of expertise, including Belhaj v Jack Straw and ors and in the Supreme Court in R (Roberts) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and R (Catt and T) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and ACPO.  She is currently instructed in the Undercover Policing Inquiry and Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and in the inquests into the deaths of Carl Sargeant for the Labour Party, Max Clifford for the Ministry of Justice and Geoff Gray (Deepcut) for the MoD.

Georgina is happy to provide training to solicitors on all aspects of her practice and has recently presented a Masterclass in Inquests to numerous police forces and public authorities. She spoke at the inaugural Women in Law summit in September 2018.

Georgina co-authored The Path to Pupillage (Sweet & Maxwell, 2008; Third Edition 2013) with Alexander Robson.

Georgina was runner up in the First 100 Years’ Inspirational Women in Law Award 2017 and is a Trustee of the Harold G. Fox Scholarship.