Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles

Call - 2014 Joined Chambers - 2016
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Lucinda is regularly instructed in a variety of criminal proceedings including defence and prosecution work in the Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts. Lucinda has defended in cases of robbery, fraud, sexual offences, assault, dangerous dogs, and other areas. Lucinda is quickly building a reputation as being an enthusiastic and engaging advocate who’s passion, persuasiveness and client care enables her to quickly develop a rapport with her clients and secure a successful outcome in court.

In addition to her defence practice, Lucinda is building her prosecution practice both in the Magistrates and Crown Courts. She has prosecuted for the CPS, HMRC, Probation Service and private prosecutions.

Lucinda accepts instructions in all criminal matters and is actively seeking to grow her criminal practice.

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Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Birmingham City University, July 2017

Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law Birmingham, July 2014

Acting and Musical Theatre, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, July 2007


Middle Temple, 2014 Jerry Parthab Singh Benefactor Scholar

Notable Cases

R v Lynch – Secured acquittal following trial on a charge of Racially Aggravated Harassment.

R v Malinowski – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of Possession of a machete, a crossbow and bolt and 3 baseball bats.

R v Zaman – Secured acquittal following trial on a charges of S47 assault using hammers and a metal baton.

R v Farquahson – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of  Possession of a bladed article.

R v Duckworth – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of S47 Assault in a domestic violence context.

R v Chikerema: Murder Trial: Defence Junior Led by Zafa Ali AC

R v Rankine: Appeal conviction: Secured Ms Rankine’s release from custody, for media coverage click here.

Further Information

Prior to Pupillage, Lucinda worked in theatre and film which experience instilled in her the ability to captivate an audience, paint a picture and tell a story with credibility – all things which are essential for a trial advocate.

Lucinda is a member of the Pupillage Committee.

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