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Clare Montgomery QC

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Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)

Position

Specialist in criminal, regulatory and fraud law.

Career

For the past 20 years Clare has specialised in dealing with the most demanding and difficult legal cases. She has featured in the starred category of QC’s recommended for crime and fraud for the whole of that period. Formerly a member of the Attorney General’s Panel, Clare has also been concerned in a wide range of public law and due process cases both for and against the Government. Clare was named Crime Silk of the Year in 2013 in the inaugural Legal 500 awards and was Crime Silk of the Year in the 2005 and 2011 Chambers & Partners Bar Awards; she has also twice been nominated as the Lawyer’s barrister of the year and features as one of the Stars at the Bar in Chambers & Partners Guide for 2016. She is Best Lawyers’ 2017 Fraud “Lawyer of the Year”.

Member

CBA; ALBA: Justice.

Education

University College London; Inns of Court School of Law.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersHer extensive experience in public law makes her an invaluable sounding board.

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Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersForthright, and always with arguments up her sleeve others won’t have thought of.

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Matrix Chambershas a real breadth of talented barristers with a wide coverage of legal areas’, advising business and directors on a range of matters concerning corruption, fraud and insider trading allegations. Clare Montgomery QC advised Tesco on its entry into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office concerning its 2014 accounts.

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersIncredibly bright and very easy to work with. She is very clear in her advice.

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Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersStrategically astute, with a knowledge of the law outside of her specialist areas.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersAn extraordinary performer in the field.

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International crime and extradition

Within: International crime and extradition – Leading silks

Clare Montgomery QC - Matrix ChambersSo many superlatives apply to her it is hard to find one superlative enough.

Within: International crime and extradition

Matrix Chambers is ‘one of the leading sets in London for this area’. It has individuals instructed on both sides of India’s request for the extradition of Vijay Mallya, chairman of United Breweries Group and co-owner of the Force India Formula One team, to face fraud charges; Clare Montgomery QC representing Mallya, Mark Summers QC and Aaron Watkins (now of Cloth Fair Chambers) for the Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of the Indian authorities.

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