Lucky Thandi

Called 2011 – Middle Temple
2011 BPTC – Nottingham Law School
2010 LLB Hons (SW) – Nottingham Trent University

Although born in the West Midlands, Lucky was raised in Nottingham; attending the West Bridgford School and Nottingham Trent University. She went on to complete the Bar Professional Training Course at Nottingham Law School before then working for the Nottinghamshire Youth Offending Service as a Victim Advocacy and Support Worker for six months.

In February 2012, Lucky joined Cartwright King Solicitors in Nottingham as a higher courts caseworker/litigator where she held a varied role dealing with both blue and white collar crime. Cases ranged from kidnapping and high profile historic sex cases, to defending BIS investigations and resolving complex POCA/confiscation matters.

Upon completing Pupillage in-house, Lucky moved to Reading to expand her practice in the Thames Valley and South East where she was instructed in a variety of both legal aid and private cases, including but not limited to:

- Robberies
- POCA/Confiscation
- Burglaries
- Appeals to the Crown Court (Conviction and Sentence)
- ABH
- Thefts
- Dangerous Driving
- Fraud
- Trading Standards offences
- Drugs (PWITS/Being Concerned/Possession/Conspiracies)
- Affray
- Violent Disorder
- Criminal Damage
- Indecent images
Having joined Chambers at the start of June 2017, Lucky is engaged in a busy criminal practice on the Midland Circuit. Also a Grade 2 CPS Panel Advocate, she routinely defends and prosecutes at Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton and Nottingham Crown Courts.

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