Lydia Pearce Legal offers training for police forces and legal practitioners on pre-charge bail changes. As a seasoned public speaker and stand-up comedian, Lydia Pearce is available for public speaking engagements. Additionally, she is able to tutor current BPTC students and provide study materials for the centrally set Criminal and Civil Litigation exams.
Please see the services page for more details.
Lydia Pearce passed the UK bar in July 2016 having been awarded 2 major scholarships and whilst working full time in police custody.
She will be undertaking pupillage in September 2017 with Broadway House Chambers in Leeds and Bradford. This follows a succesful secondment as a legal adviser to the National Police Chief's Council (NPCC) as they prepared UK police forces for implementation of the Policing and Crime Bill in April 2017.
Her analysis of the changes to pre-charge bail have been published by Criminal Law and Justice Weekly and formed the backbone of arguments used by the NPCC forcing the Home Office to amend the bill.
Lydia has written the definitive guidance being used by UK police forces on the changes to pre-charge bail in the bill. This document and all updates to it are available free of charge via the contact page of this website.