Claire Fraser

Introduction

Claire is a leading junior with a wealth of experience and a proven track record in serious crime. Claire is a robust and determined advocate whose practice covers all aspects of criminal offences including murder, fraud, serious sexual offences, drugs and serious violent offences.

Background and expertise

Claire has extensive expertise in the areas of serious violence, sexual offences and in complex and sensitive cases. Claire is known for being approachable with excellent client care and this alongside her sound judgement and meticulous case preparation makes her a sought after and highly regarded advocate.

Notable cases

R v H, 2017

Operation Silk. Claire appears for the first defendant as led junior on an indictment alleging multiple counts of rape, conspiracy to rape, kidnap and trafficking.

Oxford Crown Court.

R v H, 2016

Operation Sabaton. Claire appeared for the first defendant as led junior in this multi handed trial alleging multiple counts of historic rape, threats to kill and sexual exploitation of vulnerable children.

Oxford Crown Court.

Read more Notable cases

R v V, 2016

Claire represented a defendant charged with aggravated burglary and robbery in the home, where the defendant bound the complainant during the course of the incident. Claire further represented the defendant in two additional robbery trials.

Oxford Crown Court.

R v H, 2016

Claire represented the defendant charged with armed robbery of a local shop and S18 when a customer was injured during the course of the robbery.

Oxford Crown Court.

R v C, 2017
£500,000 fraud committed over a sustained period with multiple complainants.
R v White, 2017
Proceeds of Crime involving hidden assets.
R v R, 2017
Multiple count indictment alleging historic gross indecency with children.
R v R, 2017
Sexual assaults and penetration committed against a young child in his care.
R v S, 2016
Claire represented a vulnerable defendant with learning disabilities charged with sexual offences against a vulnerable complainant who had severe learning disabilities.
R v A, 2016
Claire represented a husband accused of repeatedly raping his wife over a number of years.
R v C, 2016
Claire represented a member of the armed forces on charges of rape.
R v S, 2016
Claire represented the defendant charged with causing death by careless driving whilst over the prescribed limit.
R v H, 2015
Claire represented a nurse who raped unconscious patients at the hospital where he was employed. Received national coverage.
R v H, 2015
Appeared as led junior in a 5 week multi handed trial alleging conspiracy to rob and conspiracy to falsely imprison.
R v J, 2015
Junior alone in a case alleging S18 and false imprisonment.
R v T, 2015
Junior alone in trial alleging false imprisonment and kidnapping.
R v B, 2015
Junior alone in case alleging the death of a 14 year old by dangerous driving. Received national coverage.
R v R, 2015
Claire appeared for the defendant on an indictment alleging the sexual assault of a young complainant by her biological father.

PROFILE: Claire Fraser

Year called

2000

Specialisms

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Crime

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Confiscation / POCA

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Cybercrime

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Financial Crime

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Fraud, Bribery & Corruption

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Road traffic

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Sexual offences

Contact

020 7489 2727

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association, Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, South Eastern Circuit

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