THOMAS ASHBEY

SOLICITOR

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Thomas joined Lloyds PR Solicitors in January 2018. He deals with a wide variety of cases, ranging from police station matters to those in the Crown Court and occasionally the Court of Appeal. He also has experience working on extradition cases as well as Crown Court confiscation proceedings.

In September 2018, Thomas became a fully qualified Police Station Representative. He frequently attends the police station to represent and advise defendants in custody.

In November 2020, Thomas was admitted to the roll of solicitors. He regularly attends the magistrates court to represent defendants accused of a wide range of offences.

 

NOTABLE CASES

  • R v SS and others

Representing a defendant accused of kidnap, blackmail, robbery and burglary. Defendant was found not guilty of all counts.

  • R v LG and others

Representing a defendant accused of attempted murder. Defendant was found not guilty .

  • R v LF and others

Representing a defendant charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and human trafficking. A basis of plea was negotiated with the Crown where the defendant had a limited role in the conspiracy and the count of human trafficking was dropped.

  • R v KD 

Representing a defendant accused of causing death by dangerous driving. Defendant was found not guilty.

  • R v DR 

Representing a defendant accused of dangerous driving. The case involved the careful instruction of expert forensic scientists. The defendant was found not guilty.

  • R v JR 

Representing a defendant accused of possessing indecent images of children. Following the careful and detailed building of the defendant’s case, the Crown offered no evidence and the court directed not guilty verdicts.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2014 - First class Law (LLB) degree – University of Leicester

2019- Studying the Legal Practice Course - University of Law

2020 – Legal Practice Course – University of Law

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • Criminal Law Solicitors Association

 

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish (upper intermediate)

  • Japanese (basic)

 

CONTACT DETAILS

T: 0208 963 1050

F: 0208 963 1975

E: thomas@lloydspr.com

SE: thomas.ashbey@lloydspr.cjsm.net