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Lynn Fanshawe

Year of call: 1999




Lynn is a specialist prosecution advocate with extensive experience in the Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts and Court of Appeal. She currently prosecutes for the CPS (grade 2 – London and South Eastern Circuit) and the Probation Service. Lynn is known for her thorough preparation and careful conduct of cases. Her handling of vulnerable witnesses has been praised. She has a particular interest in cases of domestic violence.

Cases of note:

R v SR – Wood Green Crown Court
Domestic GBH. Issues of causation of injury. Expert medical witnesses. Vulnerable witness. Conviction secured.

R v GB & JB – Reading Crown Court
Rogue trader fraud. Victim in her 80’s defrauded of her life savings over a period of several months. Convictions secured. POCA proceedings conducted.

R v FF – Isleworth Crown Court
Immigration case. International video link arranged. Legal argument over admissibility of computer evidence. Conviction secured.

R v KL – Harrow Crown Court
Allegations of historic sexual assault on a minor. Argument over evidence of first complaint. Conviction secured.

Professional memberships:
Middle Temple
South Eastern Circuit
Criminal Bar Association

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