Lucia Crimp > Chambers of Christopher Pocock KC and James Roberts KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Christopher Pocock KC and James Roberts KC
1 King's Bench Walk
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7DB
England

Career

Lucia practises across the full breadth of finance and children work, led by silks and in her own right. She has extensive experience in all areas of matrimonial finance, including cases involving complex trust and company structures.  Recent notable cases include: Bloom v Bloom [2017] EWFC B108.

She also practises in private and public law children cases, with particular expertise in intractable contact disputes, matters involving complex psychological issues, and extended fact-finding hearings.

Prior to joining 1 King’s Bench Walk she was a solicitor in the litigation and arbitration department at Linklaters LLP, and in the family and child care department at a family firm, undertaking her own advocacy.

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Education

University College London: Master of Laws (LLM) specialising in family and child law, public law and human rights, Distinction;

University of Law, Moorgate: Legal Practice Course, Distinction;

City Law School, London: Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction;

King’s College London: BA History, First Class Honours;

King’s College London: Associate of King’s College – Ethics and Theology (AKC), Distinction

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Children law (including public and private law)

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Lucia Crimp – 1 King’s Bench Walk ‘Lucia has a depth of knowledge and is accessible to those who need her assistance and ensures client feel they are in very safe hands, remaining calm even under pressure.’

1 King’s Bench Walk is ‘a very strong set across the board for private children law work’ that is ‘always willing to go extra mile for its clients’. Richard Harrison KC is the ‘go-to silk for complex international children law cases’ and recently represented an intervener in Supreme Court case G v G, a case where the principles of the Hague Convention on the child abduction ran into refugee law’s prohibiton of refoulment. ‘Creative and strategic advocate’ Deborah Eaton KC acted for the husband in Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum v Princess Haya, the high-profile proceedings concerning the welfare of the two youngest children of the Ruler of Dubai. ‘Exceptional advocate’ Charles Howard KC is well renowned for dealing with cases of extreme complexity including those involving surrogacy and conception by unregulated sperm donors. Rising stars Anna Sutcliffe and Lucia Crimp, and ‘efficient and sharp advocateVictoria Halsall have extensive experience in private and private law child work.

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Lucia Crimp – 1 King’s Bench Walk ‘Lucia is incredibly well-prepared, bright, articulate and quickly grasps difficult issues. She gives excellent attention to detail particularly in her preparation, and is tenacious in her advocacy. She is a fearless and talented advocate who never loses sight of the bigger picture. She works incredibly hard to get the best result for her clients, which does not go unnoticed by all involved. Her knowledge and expertise ensures that clients receive supportive and well-informed advice.’