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LARA SMYTH

Year of Call: 2017

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Criminal Law
Human Rights
Immigration

Biography

Lara obtained her law degree from the University of Cambridge and worked in a prominent London public law firm before being called to the Bar in 2017.

She has experience in judicial review challenges brought on behalf of vulnerable adults and children, and in particular with cases involving detained individuals, victims of human trafficking and unaccompanied minors.

Lara’s pupillage was focused predominantly within the sphere of judicial review, alongside criminal, immigration and legacy litigation. She is currently accepting instructions in all areas.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Law, University of Cambridge, II.I

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast (IPLS), Distinction