Nick Lane is a specialist criminal advocate who defends and prosecutes in broadly equal measure. His practice covers the full range of criminal offences, including defending serving members of the armed forces at Court Martial. Approachable and client focused, Nick has extensive experience of the disclosure regime in criminal cases, in particular of highly sensitive material, including the authorisation and supervision of covert intelligence sources.

Nick is a Level 3 Prosecutor and has also prosecuted on behalf of a number of other agencies, including National Probation Service, UK Borders Agency and the Department for Work and Pensions.

Notable Cases

  • Represents appellants in the First Tier and Upper Tribunals in relation to both asylum and immigration appeals;
  • Able to draw on his previous experience as a caseworker with the Immigration;
  • Advisory Service and his undergraduate studies in International Politics;
  • Particular interest in representing unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and those with disputed age assessments.

Practice Areas

Appointments & Memberships

  • CPS Level 3 Prosecutor

Publications & Speaking

Nick is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars and courses arranged by professional conference organisers, professional associations and in-house.

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