Lucy Brown defends and prosecutes. She is a Grade 3 prosecutor and receives instructions to defend in a broad range of cases including those involving serious allegations of violence and sexual offences.
Lucy provides excellent client care to both lay and professional clients, ensuring that they receive the best possible service. She appreciates the importance of making sure all lay clients feel at ease and have the utmost confidence in their representation. She prides herself on her ability to give straightforward and realistic advice.
Lucy is experienced in dealing with vulnerable clients, including youths and those with mental health issues. She has recently been instructed as assigned counsel in serious and complex Youth Court cases.
Lucy’s practice includes dealing with proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act, including confiscation and re-determination.
Lucy has extensive experience in dealing with motoring offences, including dangerous and careless driving, excess alcohol and cases where Special Reasons and Exceptional Hardship arguments are advanced.
Lucy has an interest in Court Martial proceedings. Most notably, Lucy represented one of the defendants in a trial of 10 army instructors alleged to have systematically abused teenage recruits on a training exercise. All defendants were acquitted. The case attracted significant media attention.
In addition to her practice, Lucy is keen to support those interested in pursuing a career in law. She has previously mentored BPTC students and taught on both the LPC and BPTC. She became a trained Pupil Supervisor in 2022.