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Laura Pitman

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Laura is an experienced trial advocate who regularly defends and prosecutes cases where the following allegations are made:

  • Rape and sexual assault.
  • Serious violence.
  • Possession of drugs with intent to supply and supply of drugs.
  • Fraud and money laundering.

Laura undertook the Bar Vocational Course at Nottingham Law School and in 2001 she joined Number 1 High Pavement Chambers.

Laura also has a wealth of experience in dealing with cases involving child witnesses and also vulnerable witnesses.

Laura has recently appeared in the following cases:

R-v-Lasas and others: the prosecution of 4 Eastern European migrant workers for the killing of a work colleague.

R-v-Pemberton-Smith: the prosecution of a man for serious physical and sexual offending against his wife.

R-v-R: the prosecution of a man for sexual offending against his young step-daughter.

R-v-Crowder: the defence of a man accused of serious sexual offending against a child.

R-v-Braddock: the defence of a man accused of glassing another man in a public house.