Who? Philippa Jefferies, 37, criminal litigation solicitor-advocate at Devon firm Rundlewalker.
Why is she in the news? Acted for a client who had been wrongly accused of rape after a forensics company mistakenly linked his DNA with the crime scene.
The case against Adam Scott, 19, from Exeter, Devon was dropped after LGC Forensics, the UK?s largest private provider of forensic services, admitted an error was caused by contamination.