Elizabeth Lanlehin Profile 

Elizabeth Lanlehin is a direct Access Barrister and is the Head of Crystal Chambers. She was called to the bar in March 2001 by Inner Temple. Ms Lanlehin has gained extensive in-house experience with Solicitor's firms in London, dealing with Immigration Law, Appeals and Judicial Review.


Ms Lanlehin also practiced at Peel Chambers and 2 King’s Bench Walk Chambers where her main areas of practice were Immigration Law, Criminal Defence and Prosecution, both in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court.
In 2007, she joined the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) where she prosecuted matters in the Magistrates and Youth Court from Driving Offences to Burglary.


Since leaving the CPS, Ms Lanlehin has contracted with various Local Authorities as an in-house Barrister dealing with prosecutions and civil cases:


  • Hertsmere Borough Council

  • Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

  • Harlow District Council

  • Dover District Council (Head of Litigation) and 

  • Buckinghamshire County Council. 


She has extensive experience in the following areas and her main areas of Practice are:Immigration,Family Law and Civil Litigation. Ms Lanlehin has a very high success rate in Immigration matters and she regularly appears at the Upper Tribunal challenging Home Office decisions.

  • Criminal Defence and Prosecutions

  • Immigration

  • Licensing

  • Housing

  • Civil matters

  • Employment Law.

  • Family Law