Letitia Egan

Call: 2019

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    Letitia Egan

    Personal profile

    Letitia appears as both a junior alone and led junior across the spectrum of criminal offences. She has recently acted in cases of Serious Violence, Drug Offences, Human Trafficking and other Serious & Organised Crime.

    Letitia prosecutes at CPS Grade 2 and has been instructed by the SFO as disclosure review counsel. She is therefore well versed in material-heavy cases and complex disclosure exercises.

    Letitia also accepts instructions in Regulatory & Professional Disciplinary proceedings, including defending for the Association of Optometrists.

    Crime

    Letitia has experience in all areas of criminal law.

    • R v S & Ors (2023) – led junior in a multi-handed firearms conspiracy
    • R v C & Ors (2023) – represented D1 in a Flying Squad case concerning commercial burglaries
    • R v U & Ors (2023) – led junior in multi-handed drugs conspiracy
    •  R v I (2022) – client cleared of violent disorder
    • R v DS (2022) – Client was acquitted of domestic ABH despite being tried in absence.
    • R v VI (2022) – VI was unanimously acquitted of Violent Disorder.
    • R v JB (2021) – JB was charged with PWITS Class B (street-dealing). Following written representations, the Crown accepted a social supply basis and JB was sentenced to a Community Order.
    • R v MH (2021) – Letitia argued that activating MH’s 24-week SSO would be unjust despite him breaching it after recent imposition by similar re-offending. The breach was marked by way of fine only.
    • R v SL (2021) – SL faced charges of public order offences. On the day of trial, Letitia was successful in excluding a confession attributed to SL by a police officer. SL went on to be acquitted of both charges despite the evidence of three witnesses.

    Regulatory & Professional Disciplinary

    Featured Cases

    • GOP v BS (2023) – No factual findings made against client accused of failing to detect glaucoma. No finding of impairment on admitted charges of poor record-keeping.

    Education

    • BPP Law School, 2018-2019
    • BPP Law School, Mar-Sept 2017
    • University of Sussex, 2011-2014
    • Sutton High School, 2006-2011

    Awards

    • Lloyd Jacob Memorial Award, Honourable Society of Middle Temple (2019)
    • Advocacy Scholar, BPP Law School (2018)
    • Diplock Scholar 2018 – Honourable Society of Middle Temple
    • BPP Law School Mooting Competition, Runner Up (2018)

    Memberships

    • CBA

    Other expertise