Lucy Brown

Year of call:

2016 (Solicitor 2007)

Education:

2003 - The University of Hull LLB Hons Law & Sociology, 2:1

2004 - The University of Sheffield Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Commendation

Career:

2007 - Qualified as a Solicitor

2012 - Granted Higher Rights of Audience (Criminal Proceedings)

2016 - Called to the Bar (Middle Temple)

2016 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

2016 - CPS Advocate Panel 2016-20 General Crime at Level 2

2019 - Grade 3 Prosecutor

Memberships:

Criminal Bar Association North Eastern Circuit Association of Military Court Advocates Women in Criminal Law

Lucy’s experience of regulatory and public law matters includes the following:

  • Licensing matters including appeals against Firearms licensing decisions
  • Proceedings in relating to behavior orders such as Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, Violent Offender Orders, Serious Crime Prevention Orders.
  • Disciplinary proceedings before the Farrier’s Registration Council;
  • Enforcement proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act;
  • Proceedings in the Magistrates’ Court on behalf of agencies including the Food Standards Agency and DVLA;
  • Appearing before the Traffic Commissioner;
  • Mental Health Act proceedings including Manager’s hearings and Mental Health Review Tribunals;
  • Prison law – including adjudications, categorisation and parole matters.

Examples of regulatory cases include:

  • Griffiths v FRC [2016] – represented a farrier who having admitted gross professional misconduct following a criminal conviction which resulted in a prison sentence. He avoided suspension or termination of his registration
  • Traffic Commissioner v TMS Barriers [2018] – representing a transport operator in a public enquiry in respect of their operator’s licence. The operator received a Formal Warning thus retaining their licence.

Public Access

Lucy may accept Public Access work, where she can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Lucy’s clerk

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250