What it takes to be a Criminal Barrister…

June 26, 2023

Jonathan Fisher KC has appeared on a podcast with LSE’s Law Society discussing what it takes to be a Criminal Barrister.

During the episode, host Mia Cheng discusses a range of topics including:

-Jonathan’s journey in higher education and subsequent journey to the Criminal Bar
-His specialism in financial law, interesting cases and international work
-His advisory practice: what this means and entails
-What to expect in your first year at law school
-How to pursue a career at the Bar
-What steps aspiring criminal barristers can take now

A visiting Professor in Practice at LSE, Jonathan Fisher KC teaches Financial Crime on the LLM programme. He holds an Honorary LLD from UWE and is Editor Emeritus of Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime.

Jonathan specialises in money laundering cases and is ranked by the independent legal directories in Band 1 for proceeds of crime, financial crime, and business crime cases. He has been described in the directories as “a fantastic silk who is an absolute must if you require responsive and intelligent, yet practical, advice”, “having great gravitas … where the stakes are high” and “calm, sure and deadly at spotting the weaknesses of the opponent’s case”. Read more: [Jonathan Fisher KC Profile]

Listen to the podcast here: [LSE’S On The Case]