Annie Lawrence is a Chartered Legal Executive and a Police Station Accredited Representative and joined Blackfords LLP in 2016.
Annie has considerable experience in representing clients in relation to Criminal and Regulatory Matters at all stages, from initial interview under caution through to trials and appeals again sentence or conviction and any subsequent ancillary proceedings such as Proceeds of Crime.
Throughout her career Annie has defended cases brought by a variety of organisations including the Crown Prosecution Service, Health and Safety Executive, Natural Resources Wales, Trading Standards, Local Authorities, Care Quality Commission, and HMRC.
Her experience covers defending a wide variety of cases including:
- Corporate Manslaughter and Health and Safety Offences
- Serious Fraud and Money Laundering offences
- Drug offences involving large scale conspiracies and county lines.
- Serious Violence
- Police Misconduct
- Breach of Environmental Permits
- CQC & GDC Registration Appeals
- Novel Foods Compliance Notice Appeals
Annie is highly skilled and passionate about her work. She is very approachable and builds lasting relationships with clients. She has an excellent reputation and is an invaluable support to Counsel she works alongside.
Whilst the majority of her clients are privately funded or have the benefit of Legal Expenses insurance, Annie also represents clients whose cases are funded by Legal Aid.