Marian has a wide ranging practice. She is regularly instructed by the prosecution and defence both as junior and leading junior in cases of homicide, complex fraud, serious and historic sexual offences, child cruelty and drugs conspiracies. Whilst she has been recognised as possessing particular expertise and sensitivity in dealing with vulnerable witnesses and clients she has successfully represented many professional clients.
Marian lectures regularly on Evidence, Current Legal Developments and Sexual Offences for accredited courses and seminars provided by The Wales and Chester Circuit, The Law Society and Thirty Park Place . She also assists in providing advocacy training to young practitioners on Circuit.
She is a fluent Welsh speaker and is therefore able and happy to advise and represent clients in this language.
'Marian Lewis is held in high regard for her considerable knowledge of numerous criminal law issues. Interviewees describe her as "client-oriented and technically brilliant." Her practice includes robbery, murder and death by dangerous driving cases. ' (Chambers UK 2013)
'Marian Lewis has a quality practice that includes serious sex cases and murders, which she handles with "great sensitivity and skill"'.
(Chambers UK 2012)
‘Marian Lewis is an experienced performer who “stands up well in the crucible of the courtroom”’.
(Chambers UK 2008)
‘…strong juniors including Marian Lewis for serious crime…’
Legal 500 2007)
‘…a faultless performer, pinpointed for her involvement in serious violent and sexual offences’
(Chambers and Partners Guide 2006)