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Lara Harriette

Lara Harriette

Trainee Solicitor - Criminal Defence

Lara Harriette

Trainee Solicitor - Criminal Defence

Lara Harriette is a Trainee Solicitor.

Lara is a second year Trainee Solicitor looking to qualify into our Criminal Department. Lara speaks Intermediate Italian after studying at the University of La Sapienza in Rome for one year.

Lara seeks to help her clients by removing the complex legal jargon from criminal law and aims to be an approachable face to her clients. She has a particular focus on working to meet the best interests of her clients in all situations.

Lara says: “Even though I am still early in my career, I made the decision to help people from an early age. I feel passionately about protecting the rights of those people who find it difficult to have a voice. I hope that by championing them and their issues that I can help be a catalyst of change.”

In her spare time, Lara enjoys salsa dancing, roller skating and travelling.


Lara graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2020 with a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course and Masters in Law. She joined Stephen Rimmer in 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor.

Lara previously volunteered at her at her University’s Law Clinic providing legal advice at a local domestic abuse charity. Lara also worked at a local firm as a Conveyancing Assistant before starting her training contract with Stephen Rimmer.

Qualifications, professional memberships and accreditations

  • 2:1 BA in Law with Italian
  • Distinction in LLM in Legal Practice/LPC
  • Associate member of the Sussex Law Society