Christopher Clee QC

Christopher Clee QC

Head of Chambers
Called to bar: 
1983
Gray’s Inn | Silk: 2009
01792 464623

Christopher Clee has a large and established practice, specialising in serious crime, covering both prosecution and defence work.

He has conducted a large number of high profile cases.

Door Tenant at 30 Park Place, Cardiff.

Practice areas

Criminal law

Christopher Clee is an experienced trial advocate who specialises in serious crime. Since taking silk he has continued to prosecute and defend cases of the utmost gravity including murder, manslaughter and serious sexual offences

Significant cases

  • R v Smith: Prosecution of a mother for the murder of her baby by poisoning.
  • R v Evan: Defence of a husband who killed his wife; reported case on loss of control in murder
  • R v A: Defence of a pharmacist charged with rape
  • R v Watkins: Prosecution of Lost Prophets singer
  • Operation DINO: Prosecution of largest Crash for Cash case in the UK
Appointments 
  • Appointed Silk 2009
  • Appointed Recorder 2005 (authorised to try Serious Sexual Offences)
Memberships 
  • Criminal Bar Association Wales & Chester Circuit Silk representative
Education 
  • LLB (Hons) (Wales)