5 Essex Court

Fiona Barton QC

Call 1986
Silk 2011


Fiona Barton QC Awards
Fiona Barton QC Awards

“She knows the law inside-out and is the best choice for more technically complex issues. She has a fantastic approach to sensitive cases which require sympathy and empathy but a robust defence.” (Police Law) Chambers UK 2018
“She is extremely hard-working and has a very analytical mind. Also, she is very good with clients and very up to date on the current case law. She just exudes confidence.” (Inquests and Inquiries) Chambers UK 2018
“Very calm, reassuring and extremely knowledgeable. A go-to person.” (Professional Discipline) Chambers UK 2018
“She’s excellent and does a lot of police discipline work.” (Professional Discipline) Chambers UK 2018
“One of the finest police law barristers in the country”... “She displays great sensitivity and has a great client manner”. “She is incredibly experienced and pleasant to work with” and “her knowledge base is extensive – she has gravitas and commands confidence” “She brings an invaluable decisiveness to any case.” (Police Law) Chambers UK 2017
“She is unflappable, well considered and gives thorough and thoughtful advice. You know you’re getting quality legal advice when she’s on your case.” (Police Law) Chambers UK 2016
“She is one of the finest police law barristers in the country.” (Police Law) Chambers UK 2016
“She is hugely knowledgeable and experienced.” (Professional Discipline) Chambers UK 2016
“She has acute attention to detail, good knowledge of established coronial law and an innate sense of the right solutions to issues raised by new emerging principles.” (Inquests & Public Inquiries) Chambers UK 2016
“Particularly noted for her experience in inquests concerning deaths in custody.” (Inquests) Legal 500 2015
“She manages to effectively present the position for her clients, who are often the unpopular party in an inquest.” and “She is never fazed by difficult inquests and never lets her guard down.” (Inquests) Chambers UK 2015
“She is trusted with very sensitive cases and provides no-nonsense advice. Her understanding of the law in this area is phenomenal.” (Police Law) Chambers UK 2014