Lisa Hancox

Call: 2006

Introduction

Lisa has a strong reputation on the Midlands Circuit as an extremely capable jury advocate. She both prosecutes (Grade 3) and defends in the Crown Court. It is her down to earth, common sense approach coupled with sound judgment and persuasive advocacy that results in excellent client relations and jury rapport. Lisa is a popular choice with professional and lay clients for private and legally aided work. Lisa’s ability to skilfully deal with sensitive and difficult cases means she holds a busy practice with particular focus on serious sexual offences.

Recent Cases:

Operation Barzini (February – May 2016): Client already serving an IPP sentence for previous child sex offences was unanimously acquitted by the Jury of 3 counts of rape of a child following a 3 month trial.

R v Johal (December 2015). Instructed by the defence. J, a medical student & prominent figure within the Midlands Sikh community, was acquitted of conspiracy to commit violent disorder following a six week trial. The case was prosecuted by Treasury Counsel. Case involved complex cultural, religious and political issues.


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