Olivia Dwan on ‘Revenge Porn’ & the new Sentencing Guidelines

31 October 2018

In the following article, Olivia Dwan discusses the offence of Disclosing Private Sexual Images (commonly referred to as ‘revenge porn’). She provides a concise background to the offence, outlining the guidelines and their anticipated impact, culminating with a concluding opinion on the sentences passed since the offence guidelines were introduced.

Olivia Dwan is a pupil barrister currently in her ‘first six’. She joined Drystone Chambers in September 2018, and since starting pupillage has ably assisted both members and clients in many hearings taking a noting brief. She will commence her ‘second six’ and be available for instruction in March 2019.

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