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Allison is Head of the Business Crime & Fraud Practice Group in Chambers. She specialises in all aspects of corporate and individual white-collar crime, acting in criminal cases and advising major corporate clients.

Silks Band 1 in Financial Crime: Corporates and Silks Band 2 Financial Crime Individuals (2023 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide).

She graduated from Oxford University with a BA in Law and a postgraduate Bachelor of Civil Law. Shortlisted for ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2020.


SFO – QC panel

Member of Bar Council’s Money Laundering Working Group


Lloyd’s Law Reports: Financial Crime, Case Note Author

Archbold: Criminal Pleading Evidence & Practice (Sweet & Maxwell)

Fraud: Criminal Law and Procedure (Oxford University Press) including chapter on LPP

‘This is not about us’ – Complacency about the Bar’s Gender Pay Gap, Bar Council blog, March 2021

Bribery – Corporate Culture in the Spotlight, New Law Journal, July 2021, Vol 171. An article considering the legal basis for adequate procedures defence

Panel Speaker at Seminar for Young Fraud Lawyers Association September 2021 on Law Commission’s consultation into corporate criminal liability

Panel Speaker at Global Investigations Review Winter Live, December 2021 covering recent developments in business crime and corruption cases with an emphasis on deferred prosecution agreements


Women’s White Collar Defence Association

Criminal Bar Association

Fraud Lawyers Association

Female Fraud Forum


1990 BA in Law (Oxon)

1991 Bachelor of Civil Law (Oxon)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Allison Clare KCRed Lion ChambersA fabulous lawyer. Really accessible and clever.