Lucie Stoker

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Barrister

Lucie joins the Crime team from Westgate Chambers in Lewes where she established a busy criminal practice.

She deals with matters from across the criminal spectrum for both the prosecution and defence including cases involving serious violence and sexual offences, drugs offences, fraud and other dishonesty offences brought to court by the CPS in addition to animal welfare and hunting cases brought by the RSPCA.

“Lucie was very responsive and easy to work with”

Recent cases

R v H Successfully defended an elderly man with frontal lobe epilepsy from an allegation of sexual assault using the defence of non-insane automatism.

R v P Secured acquittal of a man accused of s.18 GBH who maintained he was acting in self defence whilst in a highly intoxicated state.

R v L Instructed to defend a young woman with severe mental health problems who was convicted of GBH. The case involved significant amounts of medical evidence and proceedings to impose a hospital order with restrictions.

R v M Successfully appealed for the return of a dog used for illegal deer hunting on the basis that it was a beloved family pet and not merely part of a hunting pack.

R v B Currently instructed to defend a woman with learning difficulties in a large scale NHS bursary fraud trial.

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) 2:1 – Cardiff University

LLM (Merit) – Cardiff University

Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent) – Cardiff University

Interests

When Lucie isn’t working, she loves to cook and writes a vegetarian food blog.

“Cases have been won solely due to Lucie’s analytical ability.” Contact Us

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