Fiona Clancy is an experienced Junior with an expanding practice in serious and complex crime.
Having prosecuted and defended as a led Junior in multi-handed serious and complex cases, she has experience in analysing and presenting cases involving Conspiracy offences, Organised Crime, Drugs, Firearms, and serious violence including Murder.
She is known to have the fortitude to deal with legal arguments in a fearless manner, alongside detailed written advocacy and preparation.
Fiona is a Grade 3 CPS Prosecutor.
As a former member of the Royal Military Police, Fiona has an excellent understanding of defending those in the military or emergency services.
Having been a member of the General Medical Council Legal Team, Fiona is extremely proficient in cases involving complex medical evidence and multiple expert witnesses, such as cases involving non-accidental injuries.
As one of a team of lead investigators on the Hillsborough Investigation for the Independent Police Complaints Commission, Fiona became skilled in dealing compassionately with witnesses and in analysing and investigating extensive historic evidence.
She is adept at working patiently and sensitively with youths and in the cross examination of vulnerable individuals. She has particular experience in dealing with Defendants who suffer from mental health.
Fiona has also taught Advocacy, Criminal Law and Criminal Litigation on the Bar Professional Training Course, Graduate Diploma in Law and LLB Law.
She is committed to supporting social mobility at the Bar and through the Inns of Court, mentors Bar students and has given her time to sit on the scholarship panel for Inner Temple. Fiona is Chambers Pro Bono Champion with the charity Advocate.