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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 speaks Intermediate Italian after studying at the University of La Sapienza in Rome for one year.  Lara has a keen interest in Domestic Abuse and FGM.

Lara seeks to simplify Criminal Law for her clients by removing the complex legal jargon and presenting a bubbly, approachable face to the people she helps. She has a particular focus on working to meet the best interests of 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, I can help be a catalyst of change.”

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

Career

Lara graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2020 with a Distinction in her LLM/LPC. She joined Stephen Rimmer in 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor.

Lara previously volunteered at her at her University’s Law Clinic and at a local domestic abuse charity. She 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