Jacinta Stringer

Jacinta Stringer

Call: 1999


Jacinta was called to the Bar in 1999, she has practiced on the Northern circuit and also on the South Eastern and Western circuits whilst at 2KBW. She is a Grade 4 prosecutor and a member of the CPS RASSO panel. She appears in court not only as junior counsel in some of the most serious criminal cases, but also as leading counsel.

She has regularly prosecuted the most grave offences, including serious historic abuse cases, and also has defended clients charged with grave crimes, including violent and gang-related crime, involving firearms and supply of class A drugs. Jacinta also has experience in undertaking appellate review work involving the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Jacinta is known for her accomplished advocacy, and her ability to deal sensitively with both vulnerable witnesses as well as lay clients.

Outside law, Jacinta is a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster Ocean, having sailed both the North and Southern Atlantic oceans.


  • R v Olawo [2008] EWCA Crim 528
  • [2008] 2 Cr App R (S) 113
  • [2008] 2 Cr App Rep (S) 113

Notable recent cases

  • R v T Salisbury CC – prosecution of two stranger rapes, vulnerable victims, convicted and sentenced to 26 years custody 2023
  • R v N St Albans Crown Court – prosecution of historic sexual offences, successful application to adduce previous acquittal as bad character, resulted in conviction 2023
  • R v I and others Wolverhampton Crown Court, leading counsel in prosecution under Modern Slavery provisions of multiple defendants involved in conspiracy to traffic others for purposes of prostitution 2023.
  • R v H and others Ipswich Crown Court prosecuting counsel in attempted murder 2023
  • R v F Snaresbrook prosecuting counsel in attempted murder 2023
  • R v K Snaresbrook prosecuting counsel in case involving numerous rapes in a relationship over twenty year period. 2022.
  • R v S Stoke defence counsel in historic sexual abuse case 2022


  • RASSO courses undertaken
  • Vulnerable witness training completed in 2019
  • Bar School (Inns of Court School of Law) BVC 1998-99:  Very Competent
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • South East Circuit
  • Women In Criminal Law
  • Gray’s Inn
  • CPS Grade 4


  • CBA
  • South Eastern circuit
  • Western circuit
  • Women in Criminal Law


2 Apr 2024

Historic sexual assaults in Swindon sentenced for 22 years – Jacinta Stringer prosecuted for the Crown

Jacinta Stringer prosecuted Timothy Darch, who was sentenced to 22 years after being found guilty of four counts of raping a boy under the...

27 Aug 2019

Jacinta Stringer prosecutes armed robbery

The two accused were charged with robbing a vulnerable man at knife-point and were sentenced to lengthy spells of imprisonment following a hearing at...


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