Fiona Robertson > Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC
2 Hare Court
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7BH
England

Position

Fiona Robertson is an experienced junior with a diverse practice spanning the crime and professional discipline teams. Her mixed practise allows for continuity of representation for professionals potentially facing disciplinary, criminal and inquest proceedings.

Fiona has particular expertise dealing with vulnerable witnesses and defendants, including youths, which makes her highly sought after for cases involving serious sexual and violent offences. She has a strong reputation for approaching such cases with the necessary level of care and sensitivity without compromising the vigorous defence of her clients.

Having spent over three years practicing in the Cayman Islands, Fiona has particular experience in fraud and money laundering cases, including those with an international dimension. Her fearless approach in defending her clients meant she quickly became one of the island’s most sought after criminal attorneys and regularly appeared in high profile cases on the island. The Cayman Islands has a fused profession and as such Fiona has experience in advising clients pre-charge as well as conducting all aspects of litigation.

Career

Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2008
Called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands in 2012
CPS Panel Advocate

Contributing author to the DNA chapter in Rook and Ward on Sexual Offences: Law and Practice.

Memberships

  • 2020: Appointed to SFO Panel B
  • CPS Grade 3 Prosecutor
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association                                                                          

Education

University of Durham (LLB Hons)
College of Law, London (BVC)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Fiona Robertson2 Hare CourtShe has a wide range of experience, strong advocacy skills, excellent legal knowledge and a thorough understanding of the law. She has impeccable preparation and communication skills and is a formidable advocate.