Launch of Gillen Review

24 April 2018

Retired appeal court judge Sir John Gillen will lead the review into how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

An independent review into how the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland handles cases of serious sexual offences is now underway. The review, commissioned by the Criminal Justice Board, will be led by retired appeal court judge Sir John Gillen. He will be supported by an advisory panel, which will include victims representatives, academics and legal practitioners.