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Alejandra Llorente Tascon

"Fearless in advancing the cause of her clients but eminently sensible and realistic in the advice that she gives to the lay client"Legal 500 2022

Call 2016

Practice Profile

Alejandra is a sought-after jury advocate with a busy criminal practice in the Crown Court and Courts Martial, instructed on behalf of both the Defence and Prosecution.  She also has experience appearing before the Court of Appeal.

Alejandra's practice encompasses a wide range of offences including murder, serious sexual offences, serious violence, firearms, drugs, financial crime, dishonesty offences and POCA.

Regularly instructed as sole counsel in complex and sensitive cases, Alejandra has experience in cross-examining experts and dealing with vulnerable witnesses, child witnesses and efendants.  She is meticulous with her case preparation, which allows her to represent her clients with mastery of the law and the facts.

Notable cases include murder, attempted murder, rape, historic sexual offences, kidnap, county lines drug dealing, and gang related tit-for-tat shootings and stabbings.

Alejandra is a native Spanish speaker, a Grade 3 and RASSO Prosecutor, and is direct access qualified.  Alejandra is listed in The Legal 500 as a 'Rising Star' (Tier 1).

Alejandra's privacy policy can be download here.

Qualifications

  • PGDip Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School (2015-2016)
  • LLB(Hons) Law with Spanish, The University of Sheffield (2011-2015)
  • Spanish Law, La Universitat de Valencia (2013-2014)

Professional associations

  • CPS Advocate Panel Level 3
  • CPS RASSO List
  • CPS Specialist Advocate Panel for Serious Crime Level 2
  • Inner Temple
  • Chair of the Young Bar Committee of the Criminal Bar Association (YCBA)
  • Criminal Bar Association (CBA) Elected Executive Committee Member & Social Mobility Committee Member
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Western Circuit
  • Panel member at the Bar Pro Bono Unit

Professional activities

  • Criminal Bar Association Bursary for Excellence in Advocacy (2019)
  • Criminal Bar Association Bursary for Excellence in Advocacy (2018)
  • The Marshall Hall Pupillage Award, Inner Temple (2018)
  • The University of Sheffield Graduate Award (2015)

News

Unanimous acquittal of s18 - causing GBH with intent

17 June 2022

Alejandra represented defendant who, following a 5-day trial at Inner... Read More

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