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Agnieszka Biel

Trainee Solicitor - Crime and Extradition

Agnieszka joined Lansbury Worthington in February 2019 and is currently working closely with the Extradition team. Agnieszka holds a First Class LLB (Hons) in Law with Criminology accredited by the University of the West of England, and has completed an LLM in European Law at the University of Bristol. Agnieszka’s Masters dissertation was awarded with a Distinction and was subsequently published by Central and Eastern European Migration Review.

Agnieszka has a detailed knowledge of legal  developments both domestically and at the EU level and is keen to apply solutions to a particular client’s needs. Agnieszka has a deep practical knowledge of the defences available to contest extradition requests. She worked on cases which succeeded in preventing extradition on a number of grounds, including abuse of process and human rights. She is able to deliver an excellent service to clients by having a keen eye for detail and a proactive attitude towards every case.

Agnieszka is a highly organised, efficient and motivated team player who is keen to progress in the legal field. She is currently studying towards a degree in Legal Practice and aims to qualify as a solicitor. Agnieszka has also gained Police Station Accreditation in February 2018 and has since been representing clients detained at the police station for a variety of offences. Agnieszka also speaks fluent Polish.

Before joining Lansbury Worthington, Agnieszka worked as a Paralegal and Accredited Police Station Representative at JFH Law (London) and Rodney King & Partners (Bristol), where she supported solicitors in criminal defence and extradition departments. Agnieszka gained a valuable experience also at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, where she primarily contributed to the work of the Directorate-General for Internal Policies.