Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles

Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles


Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles is an established barrister specialising in Criminal and Regulatory Law.

Lucinda is an exceptional junior advocate with a distinguished practice for her level of call.

Lucinda has a reputation as an intelligent, enthusiastic and engaging advocate whose passion, persuasiveness and client care enables her to quickly develop a rapport with her clients and secure successful outcomes in court.

Lucinda is often led in lengthy, complex, multi-handed cases, including murder and international money-laundering. Alongside which, as a stand-alone advocate, she undertakes cases across the full spectrum of criminal and regulatory law. Lucinda has developed a reputation as a formidable advocate whose skill outweighs her level of call.

Notable Cases

R v Lynch – Secured acquittal following trial on a charge of Racially Aggravated Harassment.

R v Malinowski – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of Possession of a machete, a crossbow and bolt and 3 baseball bats.

R v Zaman – Secured acquittal following trial on a charges of S47 assault using hammers and a metal baton.

R v Farquahson – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of  Possession of a bladed article.

R v Duckworth – Secured acquittal following trial on charges of S47 Assault in a domestic violence context.

R v Chikerema: Murder Trial: Defence Junior Led by Zafa Ali AC

R v Rankine: Appeal conviction: Secured Ms Rankine’s release from custody. For Daily Mail coverage of this case click here.


Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Birmingham City University, July 2017

Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law Birmingham, July 2014

Acting and Musical Theatre, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, July 2007

Awards and Scholarships

Middle Temple, 2014 Jerry Parthab Singh Benefactor Scholar


“Lucinda is very highly rated by us. She clearly has very good technical legal knowledge and practice. She has been able to do a great job on complex and lengthy trials.” Chambers & Partners 2023

“Lucinda is well liked by clients and is extremely thorough.” Chambers & Partners 2023

“She is a great barrister who will give a good fight.” Chambers & Partners 2023

“Lucinda is a brilliant barrister. She is very thorough in her preparation and has a wonderful way with the clients. Her easy-going manner puts the client at ease whilst still giving them the confidence that they are in good hands. She explains things very clearly, including technical legal matters, so the client understands. She genuinely cares, which is important when dealing with clients facing serious matters. Her advocacy is also excellent, whatever the type of hearing.” Legal 500 2023

“She is undoubtedly a star in the making. Her preparation is outstanding and she gets more and more impressive with each case.” Legal 500 2022

Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles

Call 2014
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