After successful completion of their pupillages; Victoria Lewis, under the supervision of Richard English & Thomas Worsfold, supervised by Alex Leach, join chambers as Tenants.
Victoria has gained extensive experience prosecuting and defending trials in the Magistrates Court, thought her second six pupillage. This work has included domestic violence cases, dishonesty matters and driving offences, as well as regular legal applications dealing with hearsay and bad character evidence. She now prosecutes interlocutory hearings and sentences in the Crown Court as a Level 1 CPS Prosecutor. In civil matters, Victoria has represented both claimants and defendants successfully at trial and has also dealt with a number of legal applications and disclosure requests.
Tom enjoys a busy criminal practice. He prosecutes and defends across the whole spectrum of Magistrates’ Court cases, including sexual offences, domestic violence and road traffic offences. In doing so, he has gained experience of handling vulnerable witnesses, children and experts. In the Crown Court, Tom prosecutes and defends sentences, bail applications and interlocutory hearings. He is a Level 1 Prosecutor. His recent civil work includes fast-track and small claims track trials, Stage 3 hearings and advising a foreign company pursuing a commercial debt, including on the issue of jurisdiction.
Please do not hesitate to contact a member of the clerking team in relation to Victoria & Thomas’ work and availability to accept instructions.