Lisa Roberts QC

Call To The Bar: 1993

Consistently ranked in the professional directories, Lisa Roberts QC is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers and Partners 2019 in no fewer than three categories:

Crime (Northern Bar), Health and Safety (North and North East Bar) and Professional Discipline.

“A class act.” “She is very bright and makes very persuasive arguments.”

“Great at presenting and great with clients.” “Very well respected.”

“An excellent advocate. Clear, concise and persuasive.” “Very bright.”

“A skilled criminal advocate who prosecutes and defends a broad range of cases that includes significant health and safety and professional discipline work.”
Strengths: “A very capable, outstanding young silk.”

“She’s just fabulous and clients adore her.”

“A really fantastic criminal barrister and advocate.” – Chambers & Partners, 2017

“She is effortlessly charming, extremely clever and an extremely good advocate. You know you don’t mess around with her.”

“She’s a proper class act, very polished and smooth.” – Chambers & Partners, 2016

Ranked as a leading lawyer in Professional Discipline of Chambers & Partners, 2016.

“A professional, calm, bright and approachable team player.” – Legal 500, 2015

Ranked in Band 1 of Chambers and Partners 2015 as “a tremendous lawyer”


Lisa earned a formidable reputation prosecuting and defending serious crime and regulatory offences. Regularly instructed by the Major Incident Teams of the North West and the Complex Case Unit of the CPS, Lisa also defended in many of the region’s high-profile cases.

She has built on that solid background in serious crime and focused in more recent years on Regulatory work, Professional Discipline and white-collar crime.

Lisa’s practice consists of the following:

Regulatory Law


Private client – including sexual offences