Lucie Stoker

Barrister

Name: Lucie Stoker
Position: Barrister
Year of Call: 2011

Having begun her practice in the South East, since joining us in 2017 Lucie has built a strong criminal and family practice on the western circuit. Lucie has appeared in courts across the South East, South West and Wales including hearings before Magistrates, Crown Court, District and Circuit Judges and in the High Court.

Crime
Motoring Offences
Public Law Children
Private Law Children

In crime, Lucie 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 cases brought by the RSPCA. She is a grade 2 prosecutor.

In family, Lucie specialises in childcare law and will undertake instructions in both public and private law matters. As well as being a skilled advocate in the court room, Lucie is very personable and will ensure that clients are put at ease at what is likely to be an exceptionally difficult time in their lives.

Having acted for local councils including Bristol, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Plymouth and Gloucestershire Lucie is well versed in the organisational and legal challenges that advocates for the applicant need to be cognisant of, this insight of course helps inform her representation of other parties in the proceedings including parents, grandparents and children by their Guardians.

Lucie is especially attuned to the additional needs of vulnerable clients with mental health issues or cognitive difficulties, a skill which helps in both criminal and family matters.

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) 2:1 – Cardiff University

LLM (Merit) – Cardiff University

Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent) – Cardiff University

If you would like any further information about Lucie's practice or to check her availability, please do get in touch
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