Karen Robinson > Chambers of Mark Ellison QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Ellison QC
QEB Hollis Whiteman
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Karen Robinson’s expertise spans all areas of criminal law, and she is instructed to prosecute on behalf of the major prosecuting authorities and by leading defence solicitors. She has been appointed to the Attorney General’s list of approved counsel and is a Grade 3 prosecutor. In general crime, her specialised areas include serious and organised crime, police corruption, murder, firearms, fraud, drug and serious sexual offences. She has developed considerable experience in associated proceedings, including confiscation, restraint and forfeiture. Karen has particular expertise in cases involving complex disclosure issues, public interest immunity and third party material. She has also dealt with a number of cases where the mental health of the defendant has been in issue. Karen is instructed by HMRC in appeals brought in the VAT and Duties Tribunal by companies denied VAT repayments because of alleged involvement in Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) fraud. Karen is also instructed to appear before professional disciplinary tribunals, including the General Social Care Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.


Called Lincoln’s Inn 2000; joined QEB Hollis Whiteman March 2010.


Registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory; Public Access Bar Association (PABA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Karen RobinsonQEB Hollis WhitemanKaren is hugely hard working, dedicated to her cases and persistent in securing the right result. She brings great organisational skill and thoroughness to her preparation and presentation of evidence. She has a terrific brain.