BARRISTER PROFILE

St Pauls Chambers

James Lake

Leeds, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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UK Bar
Crime - North Eastern (Bar)

Band 3

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James Lake
A leading junior who prosecutes and defends in criminal and regulatory matters. He is frequently instructed in serious criminal cases including fraud, drug importation and sexual offences.
Strengths: "He is very determined and dogged, but has a good manner in court."
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Financial Crime - The Regions (Bar)

Band 1

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James Lake
A junior noted for his expertise in financial crime, particularly cases involving allegations of fraud and money laundering. He is experienced in both the prosecution and defence of criminal cases.
Strengths: "Very able and a safe pair of hands, he is very good with lay clients." "He is one of the stars of the Junior Bar. He attracts high-quality work and is very well respected by all who instruct him." "He is a heavyweight financial crime prosecutor and has a reputation for being extremely hard-working."
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