Prasad Palihawadana > Lloyds PR Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lloyds PR Solicitors
NW10 4UJ

Work Department

Police station representation and advocacy at the Magistrates.


Prasad is the partner/director of Lloyds PR Solicitors. He is also the crime supervisor of the firm. The main areas of work are: police stations (giving advice) and magistrates’ court cases (attends hearings to represent clients). Prasad has been a court and police station duty solicitor for over 10 years. In 2011 – 2012 Prasad has been involved with the following two notable cases: R v Tran, Central Criminal Court (multi-hander, multi-million pound conspiracy to produce cannabis by using hydroponics) and R v M, Croydon Crown Court (large sophisticated internet banking fraud); Prasad specialises in sexual offences including child abuse cases. Prasad is a supervisor for the VHCC panel and trainee supervisor.

Notable cases: R v B, Blackfriars Crown Court (Conspiracy to supply class A drugs); R v Tereziu, Ipswich Crown Court (Importation of class A drugs); R v N, Kingston Crown Court (Importation of class A drugs); R v H, St Albans Crown Court (Importation of class A drugs); R v S, St Albans Crown Court (Possession of class B with intent to supply); R v H, Southwark Crown Court (Conspiracy to convert criminal property); R v Y,  Exeter Crown Court (Money laundering); R v C, Leicester Crown Court (Long firm fraud); R v T, Portsmouth Crown Court (Rape); R v V, Woolwich Crown Court (Rape of a minor); R v M, St Albans Crown Court (Rape of a minor in India); R v C, St Albans Crown Court (Rape); R v V, Isleworth Crown Court (Rape); R v K,- Kingston Crown Court (Rape); and R v S, Guildhall Middlesex Crown Court (Human trafficking and prostitution).


Throughout his career Prasad has specialised in criminal defence. He worked for a number of high-street practices before becoming a partner at Lloyds PR Solicitors in February 2006.




University of Columbo, Sri Lanka BA.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Lloyds PR Solicitors‘ ‘dedicated, professional and pragmatic‘ team is divided into groups to handle the progression of cases, namely: the police station team, Magistrates Court team, Crown Court team, in-house advocacy team and confiscation team. The group has recently advised on cases of murder, extradition, drug offences, serious violence, terrorism and human trafficking. Names to note include Prasad Palihawadana, Harsha Rupasinghe, Manoj Rupasinghe and associate Mohsin Ariff.