Samantha Cohen has two decades’ experience of the London criminal courts. She undertakes all types of criminal cases but has become something of a specialist in fraud and sexual offences. Solicitors speak highly of her ability to calm vulnerable defendants and her skill with equally vulnerable witnesses is highly prized.
Samantha is known for her pre-trial advice and preparation. Clients benefit from her engagement in the case at an early stage and report great confidence in her abilities. Her meticulous preparation has made a huge differences in cases where experts must be cross-examined.
Notable cases include: R v Mitchie and Others – complex and substantial land banking fraud; R v A (2014) – in the context of domestic slavery – allegations of historic rapes and sexual assaults; R v A and Others (2013) – A nine-defendant conspiracy to rape and sexual activity with a child.