Lara has specialised in Criminal Law since 2005. She has a wealth of experience in all areas of criminal law from simple theft and motoring offences to serious violence, fraud, sexual offences, drug offences, murder and proceeds of crime. She represents adults and youths providing expert advice and assistance in Police Stations as well as at Magistrates’ Courts across West London, Surrey and Thames Valley.
Lara is an integral part of the Magistrates’ Court team. She prides herself on client care, achieving the best possible outcome for her client and attaching great importance to good communication and avoiding legal jargon. She is skilled in representing vulnerable clients and is passionate about advancing their rights when they might otherwise be unable to do so.
Lara has particular expertise in Military Law, having initially built up her practice representing those serving in the British Army accused of military crimes and civilian crimes, both abroad and in the U.K.