Details of practice

Specialises in crime; professional discipline; health and safety; licensing and inquests.

Bo accepts instructions directly from members of the public under the Public Access Scheme.

Special Legal Advisor to the South Korean Embassy since 2010.

Crime:

Bo is a specialist criminal advocate. Cases she is currently instructed on or has recently conducted include:

  • International Ponzi fraud/breach of director’s disqualification:  R v KC (Ongoing)
  • VAT fraud:  R v JZ (Ongoing)
  • Rape:  R v Paul Coleman (Mar 2016); R v Uzair Osman (Nov 2016)
  • Historical/familial sex:  R v David Kirby (Oct 2016); R v Gwynn Packer (Nov 2016)
  • Perverting the course of justice/perjury:  R v PA and Others (Ongoing)
  • Human trafficking/Slavery:  R v Hanan Sultan (Apr 2016)
  • Endangering an aircraft:  R v Joon Young Kim (Nov 2015)
  • Phone hacking:  R v Neil Wallis (Jul 2015)

Bo is skilled in dealing with vulnerable witnesses and defendants including those with: low IQ; paranoid schizophrenia; Asperger’s syndrome; dissociative disorder; personality disorders; depression.

She is also an experienced prosecutor, acting for the Crown Prosecution Service and for private prosecuting bodies, including: fire authorities; local councils; the Health and Safety Executive; Transport for London; and Trading Standards.

Health & Safety, Licensing and Regulatory Law:

Bo specialises in all aspects of regulatory law.

She regularly appears before licensing sub-committees and Magistrates’ Courts (on appeal) all over the country as well as advising in a wide range of licensing matters.

She is also experienced in the field of regulatory enforcement, in particular, fire safety and health & safety cases.

Bo has provided training to the Medical Defence Union, the General Dental Council and to licensing authorities.

She is currently instructed by the London Fire Authority as disclosure counsel in respect of the criminal investigation into the deaths of six people in a tower block (Lakanal House) in Southwark.

  • Health & Safety
  • Fire safety
  • Food Safety
  • Alcohol licencing
  • Taxi licensing
  • Gambling
  • Environmental
  • Security Industry
  • Trading Standards

Professional Discipline:

Bo has considerable experience in professional regulatory/disciplinary proceedings.

She is regularly instructed by regulators and by registrants to conduct complex clinical and serious misconduct cases.

In 2007/2008, she spent nine months at Kingsley Napley Solicitors where she was responsible for investigating, advising on and presenting cases nationally on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She also spent three months at the end of 2013 in a similar role at Blake Morgan (previously Blake Lapthorn) Solicitors, where she advised on cases for a range of regulators including the General Dental Council, the General Pharmaceutical Council and the Architects Registration Board.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • General Dental Council
  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Architects Registration Board
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • General Medical Council

Public Law/Inquests & Inquiries:

Bo represents all types of interested persons at inquests and advises on judicial review proceedings.

She recently represented the Office of Rail Regulation at an inquest into the death of a 12-year-old girl who was struck by a tram in Nottingham.

Extradition:

Bo regularly advises and appears on behalf of requesting authorities and defendants in extradition matters at first instance and on appeal.

 

Education/professional qualifications

BSc (Anthropology) – University College London
Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)
Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding)

Awards:

Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn)
Pupillage Scholarship 2005
Hardwicke Entrance Scholarship 2005
Robert Wright Mooting Trophy 2005

Other information

Professional Memberships:

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Extradition Lawyers’ Association
  • Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum
  • British Korean Lawyers’ Association
  • International Association or Korean Lawyers
  • Korean Prosecutors’ Association
  • Chartered institute of Arbitrators

Languages:

Korean

Pro Bono:

Bo regularly takes instructions from Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Direct access

Bo-Eun Jung is qualified to accept instructions direct from clients under the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme. This means that members of the public who seek specialist advice can come direct to her. In addition, she welcomes instructions from solicitors, in-house law departments, qualified foreign lawyers, and clients licensed by the Bar Council to give instructions direct to barristers under the Bar Council’s Licensed Access Scheme.

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