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Lucy Brakewell

Consultant Solicitor

Lucy joined THB as a Consultant Solicitor in May 2018

Lucy graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 1994 and qualified in 1997.  She moved to East Anglia, settling in East Anglia where she remained an Equity Partner of a Crime firm for 10 years.

Over 20 years Lucy has developed a large client base dealing with all stages of a case from attending the Police Station through to proceedings in the Crown Court where she instructions Counsel or Higher Court Advocates.

Lucy genuinely cares about her clients and puts everything into looking after them . She is passionate about her work as she leads clients through the Criminal Justice System driven to get the best possible result.  Lucy prides herself on putting her clients first.

Significant cases

  • R v M – Murder – Acquitted in the face of video evidence
  • R v B – case withdrawn after the police were found to be withholding evidence
  • R v K – Possession of a bladed article.  Not Guilty verdict returned
  • R v C – Case of Domestic Violence – Offences withdrawn after successful negotiation with the Crown.

""I have been working with Lucy for over a year as she is my sons solicitor and I can only say good things. She is committed, trustworthy, and very reliable. She will go beyond her means to make sure that my son had the best outcome for very difficult situations. I can only but trust Lucy as she always puts her clients first before her personal life. She is very passionate for what she does, even if the outcome doesn't fall on our side, you can always see the devotion and hard work she puts into it.""

- Ana Mendonca





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