Ms Claire Harden-Frost > Chambers of Jacob Levy QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jacob Levy QC
9 Gough Chambers
The Chambers of Jacob Levy QC
3-5 Norwich Street
EC4A 1DR
England

Position

Claire is an experienced criminal barrister who prosecutes and defends serious and complex cases. She has prosecuted fraud cases for over a decade including multi million pound VAT and tax evasions. Over the past few years her practice has diversified to include prosecuting and defending those accused of sexual offences. She frequently receives instructions in rape cases. Since 2006 Claire has prosecuted for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in and outside of the London area. She is a valued and highly rated jury advocate. She also provides advice to Companies and Individuals under investigation by the HSE. Claire works for the Metropolitan Police advising on and obtaining preventative orders in the criminal and civil courts, UKBA obtaining forfeiture orders and undertakes cases for the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

Career

Call: 2000. Appointments: Grade 3 CPS Panel Advocate, Grade 2 Specialist Fraud List Advocate, Grade 2 Serious and Organised Crime List Advocate, B Grade Health and Safety List Advocate. Rape List Accredited.

Education

MA Hons 1998. PG Law Dip 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Claire Harden-Frost9 Gough ChambersShe has strong independence of mind.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Claire Harden-Frost9 Gough ChambersShe has excellent judgement, strong independence of mind, and a willingness to speak out and challenge others – be that judges, opponents, or others connected to a case. She demonstrates sound legal judgement as well as pragmatism which is an effective combination.