Cally Harrington

Associate

BIOGRAPHY & EXPERTISE
Cally joined Corker Binning in March 2024. She is duty solicitor qualified, police station accredited and she has Higher Rights of Audience which gives Cally the ability to conduct advocacy in the Crown Court and higher courts. She continues to regularly represent and advise clients at the police station in interviews under caution.

 

Areas of expertise

Cally is an accomplished criminal defence solicitor-advocate who regularly advises and represents defendants in a broad range of complex criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings. She is an experienced Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court litigator with experience litigating complex criminal cases including cases involving the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, duty evasion, serious and complex fraud cases, serious drug offences and sexual offences. Previously Cally conducted advocacy at Court on behalf of clients including trial advocacy.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS
  • Represented a Defendant accused of duty evasion in excess of four million pounds. The Defendant was acquitted at trial in the Crown Court.
  • Successfully persuaded the Crown Prosecution Service to discontinue a charge of burglary.
  • Represented a 16 year old male accused of grievous bodily harm at the police station. The police took no further action.
  • Represented a client accused of rape at the police station. The police took no further action.
  • Advised a defendant in relation to the police’s application to vary his Sexual Harm Prevention Order at Northampton Crown Court.
  • Advised a high-profile client in relation to allegations that she breached section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986.
Career

Cally studied law at the University of Durham. She studied her legal practice Course and Masters LLM achieving a distinction whilst completing her training contract at a leading crime firm. Cally was awarded the highest grade ever awarded in her police station accreditation written examination.

Cally also has Criminal Litigation Accreditation with the Law Society which is a recognised quality standard for practitioners in criminal litigation.

  • Represented a Defendant accused of duty evasion in excess of four million pounds. The Defendant was acquitted at trial in the Crown Court.
  • Successfully persuaded the Crown Prosecution Service to discontinue a charge of burglary.
  • Represented a 16 year old male accused of grievous bodily harm at the police station. The police took no further action.
  • Represented a client accused of rape at the police station. The police took no further action.
  • Advised a defendant in relation to the police’s application to vary his Sexual Harm Prevention Order at Northampton Crown Court.
  • Advised a high-profile client in relation to allegations that she breached section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986.