Lady-Gene Waszkewitz

Called 2018

Lady-Gene Waszkewitz

Barrister

In April 2021, Lady-Gené became a Member of Chambers following the successful completion of her pupillage.

During her first-six pupillage she assisted in a number of homicide trials as well as a serious sexual offences and kidnapping trial, involving vulnerable witnesses. She assisted in drafting various submissions and appeals against sentence.

During her second and third-six pupillage, Lady-Gené was instructed on a number of different cases in the Youth, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She has regularly represented youths and adults with complex needs and diagnoses on charges ranging from domestic violence to public disorder and has secured bail for a youth charged with attempted murder.

Background

Prior to coming to the Bar, Lady-Gené gained experience in international criminal law as an intern at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (The Khmer Rouge Tribunal), as part of the team of defence for Mr Yim Tith in Case 004.

Lady-Gené has a strong academic background: She obtained first class honours in Law with international relations, graduating as top of her class and obtained a Master’s degree in European and International Law with a focus on international criminal law and international human rights law.

Her other experience includes policy, international and comparative research and immigration case work.

Qualifications

  • Bar Professional Training Course, City, University of London
  • LLM, European and International Law, University of Amsterdam
  • LLB, Law with international relations, London Metropolitan University

Professional Memberships

  • Lincoln’s Inn – Lord Denning Scholar, 2017
  • Women in Criminal Law
  • Criminal Bar Association