Allison Clare QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers

Work Department

Red Lion Chambers


Allison heads the Red Lion Chambers Fraud & Corruption Practice Group and specialises in advising corporates and individuals in respect of complex fraud, corruption and money laundering. Notable experience includes advising high profile UK firms on corporate liability including  for corruption and cross jurisdictional money laundering; acting for individual suspects in Unaoil and Petrofac investigations; defending in trial of multi handed investment fraud allegations; advising solicitors firms on their POCA obligations; acting in the first and two largest ever Deferred Prosecution Agreements involving worldwide corruption and international cooperation, advising insurers on Bribery Act and AML aspects of settlement; securing acquittal of individual client on allegations of multi million pound rogue trader fraud and advising UK corporates on investigations and obligations as third parties in criminal proceedings. Allison has particular interest and expertise in all aspect of corporate criminal liability, legal professional privilege, POCA reporting offences, complex market frauds, adequate procedures and territorial jurisdiction under the Bribery Act.


Member of Red Lion Chambers since 1993.

Publications / Speaking

Archbold 2018: Criminal Pleading Evidence & Practice (Sweet & Maxwell)

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

Speaker at Legal Week’s 2017 Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum


South Eastern Circuit;
Criminal Bar Association.


1990 BA in Law (Oxon)

1991 Bachelor of Civil Law (Oxon)

Lawyer Rankings

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

(2020 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Allison Clare QCRed Lion Chambers

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(2020 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Allison ClareRed Lion ChambersAllison is fabulous. Her advice is always of the highest quality. She is down to earth and a pleasure to instruct.