Originally from a criminal practice, which encompassed major frauds and terrorist cases, including the first Iraqi Hijacking trial in which he was the youngest counsel instructed, Marios Lambis KC has been undertaking criminal, professional discipline and regulatory work for all of his career. His experience and level of knowledge has led to him undertaking work before most regulators not only presenting and defending but also advising. This included being one of only eight lawyers (the only junior counsel) invited to advise on the new fitness to practice rules for the organisation that was to take over the hearings for the General Medical Council.
He has advised and/or represented the Home Office, multinational enterprises, non-governmental organisations and many regulators in areas ranging from environmental pollution, health & safety, fitness to practice of professionals of all descriptions including those facing criminal allegations and the prospect of loosing their liberty.
He has been asked to chair meetings between multinationals and NGO’s both overseas and in the United Kingdom.
Marios is also a Recorder of the Crown Court with a licence to try Serious Sexual Offences.
“Marios is personable and has a natural charm which comes across when he is presenting his case. He is able to effortlessly present his case with composure and confidence.” – Chambers UK 2023
“Marios is a talented barrister and adds his personality and human touch. He is amazing with clients, dealing with cases with sensitivity and diligence.” and “He has a great ability to quickly gain the trust of the client. A strong advocate, with flair and dynamism.” – Chambers UK 2023
“Hugely experienced with a nice advocacy style. He is well respected by tribunals.” – Chambers UK 2022
“A really good advocate who is very confident in court and good with juries and difficult doctors. He’s got a very level head when it comes to public clients.” “Charming and urbane, good with nervous clients. He’s an excellent advocate who is thorough in his preparations, a good strategic thinker and well liked by his clients.” – Chambers UK 2022
“Marios is a natural advocate. He has a natural charm that translates well in the court room. He deals with difficult clients very adeptly and gives confidence to those he represents.” – Legal 500 UK 2022
“His cross-examination was excellent and showed a good combination of being firm and persistent but also sensitive with witnesses.” “Clients like him. He always thinks outside the box and is good on strategy and tactics.” “His submissions are always eloquent and to the point.” – Chambers UK 2021
“Excellent advocate, very good to work with, team player, extremely personable and good with clients, especially lay clients.” – Legal 500 UK 2021
“Very robust, a real fighter and great on his feet.” – Chambers UK 2020
“Reassuringly confident, with an excellent legal mind.” – Legal 500 UK 2020
“Confident in his presentation and very experienced in professional discipline cases.” – Chambers UK 2019
“A charming, personable advocate who always meticulously prepares cases.” – Chambers UK 2019
“Charming and persuasive in front of the disciplinary tribunals.” – Legal 500 2019
“Utterly charming, he could talk the birds out of the trees. He’s an incredible asset in front of tribunals.” – Chambers UK 2017
“An excellent advocate in front of professional tribunals as well as juries” – Legal 500 2017
“An excellent advocate who is brilliant with clinical cases.” – Chambers UK 2017
“He is great with clients and presents himself with a blend of confidence, reassurance and good humour.” – Chambers UK 2016
“The breadth of knowledge that he brings to a case is invaluable.” – Chambers UK 2016