Ruta MikailaiteHead of Criminal Department
- Criminal Law
- Crisis Management
- Crown Court
- Extradition Law
- Human Rights Law
- Magistrates Court
- Pre-Charge Representation and Proactive Defence
- Serious Fraud
- Higher Court Criminal Advocacy Qualified
- Duty Solicitor
- The Law Society
- Extradition Lawyers Association
- Criminal Law Friendly Society
- The Criminal Law Solicitors Association
- London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association
- Accredited Police Station Representative
Ruta heads the Extradition Department at Oracle and is a Criminal Law specialist. As early as 1st year at school Ruta passionately defended naughty boys by trying to show their best side to the teachers. Today Ruta is still as passionate in defending clients and uses her extensive legal knowledge acquired through 8 years of legal studies and over 10 years of legal work experience. She uses a creative approach when setting case strategy, trial tactics or mitigation. She graduated Law University with distinction and is very keen to sharpen and update her legal knowledge in the fields of Extradition and Criminal law in various law seminars and conferences. Having trained in corporate, company, contracts, commercial, immigration law she is able to work on complex fraud cases and bring her knowledge in other areas of law together to achieve best possible result for her clients.
Having studied diplomacy and international relationships, she uses tactical diplomacy when negotiating with prosecutors. Ruta is keen not only on professional development, but also on self- development and often attends various practical spiritual and psychology seminars and successfully applies various spiritual and psychological insights and methods to successfully defend her clients. Ruta is naturally good in communicating with stressed clients, judges, prosecutors, witnesses. Ruta conducts advocacy and manages cases with flair, fun, relaxed and open mind. She is remarkable in her ability to ease the most daunting situation and find a middle ground between fighting parties. She often approaches clients, opponents and judges with tender wisdom and rational solutions. However, at times when a common ground between a client and a prosecutor cannot be reached, she is very brave to stand the battle to the end and utilises her charm, knowledge, skills, creative management of her legal team and appointing appropriate experts.
She is also a much sought after lawyer by Russians and Lithuanians, because of her multilingual skills and outstanding results in defending Requested persons in complex, political, cross- jurisdictional extradition proceedings.
Ruta has achieved exceptional results in cases involving dangerous dog’s cases, various levels of fraud, sexual and violence offences, driving matters; domestic criminal and international cross jurisdictional extradition offences.
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