Lisa Roberts Q.C.

Call To The Bar: 1993

“A skilled criminal advocate who prosecutes and defends a broad range of cases that includes significant health and safety and professional discipline work. She is also noted for her particularly tactful handling of challenging clients and difficult cases concerning sexual offences.
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

Ranked as leading lawyer in Crime (Northern Circuit) and Professional Discipline (all Regions) for the 3rd successive year

“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”

“Well regarded for health and safety, and trading standards work.” – Legal 500, 2014

“A robust junior with a strong practice, particularly in the area of fraud and white-collar crime.”  – Chambers and Partners, 2014

“Lisa Roberts isthe most completely versatile junior on Circuit’.”- Chambers and Partners, 2013

“The “outstandingly able” Lisa Roberts has a broad experience of Health and Safety and environmental regulation.” – Legal 500, 2013

She has a commanding presence in court” – Chambers and Partners, 2012, and remains “one of the best advocates at her level” – Chambers and Partners, 2009


Lisa has earned a formidable reputation prosecuting and defending serious crime and regulatory offences. She has been instructed by the Major Incident Teams of the North West and the Complex Case Unit of the CPS, and has defended in many of the region’s high profile cases.  She has focused in more recent years on Regulatory work and white collar crime and is recommended in the Legal 500, 2012 as having a “particular expertise in both Health and Safety matters and Trading Standards.”

Lisa’s practice consists of the following:

Regulatory Law

• Medical Profession – criminal and GMC (defence)

• Health and Safety

• Environment Agency

• Police Federation – criminal and disciplinary

• Trading Standards



Private client – including sexual offences