Kerrie Ann Rowan
Kerrie practises in all areas of criminal defence representing clients in both the Magistrates’ and Crown court.
Kerrie graduated from University College Dublin with a first class degree in law with French law. In 2013, she completed her LLM at McGill University, where she focused on criminal and human rights law, before going on to qualify as an attorney in New York.
Prior to joining 25 Bedford Row, Kerrie worked as a legal assistant with the white-collar criminal defence team at Arnold & Porter LLP. During that time, the team advised on the SFO investigation into GlaxoSmithKline; provided representation of News UK in respect of allegations of telephone voicemail interception and corruption of public officials; advised on an international investigation into a multi-billion dollar accountancy fraud and provided advice on financial regulatory matters.
For almost two years, Kerrie served as case manager and legal assistant on the Haradinaj defence team at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). During this time she also worked as a research assistant at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Kerrie has worked as a law clerk to Justice Arbel at the Supreme Court of Israel, where her research focused on human rights law. Whilst studying for her LLM in Canada, Kerrie volunteered with Innocence McGill and served as a fellow with the One Justice Project. In addition, she was awarded the Inner Temple Internship Award in 2015 for her work as research assistant with the Capital Sentencing Institute at St. Louis University, Missouri.
2013 Attorney at Law (New York, USA)
2014 Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science
2013 McGill/Hebrew University Summer Program in Human Rights (full scholarship)
2013 LLM, McGill University
2011 BCL (first class), Law with French Law, University College Dublin
2015 Inner Temple Internship Award
2015 Inner Temple Ede & Ravenscroft Prize
2013 McGill University Graduate Excellence Award
2011 University College Dublin Entrance Exhibition Award