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Individual Profile

Adam Wiseman QC

Red Lion Chambers - London

Adam Wiseman QC - Red Lion Chambers
  • 18 Red Lion Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4A 3EB

Profile submitted by Adam Wiseman QC

Practice Areas

Adam defends in all types of high profile, complex and serious crime. He specialises in defending in economic crime, fraud, confiscation, money laundering and corruption acting for both corporate clients and individuals. He has extensive experience in general crime (murder, serious violence, sexual offences and drug trafficking). He has specialist knowledge of the law relating to cyber security, data management and national security. Adam has defended in prosecutions brought by the SFO, RCPO, HMRC, NCS, DWP, FCA and the CPS. He has appeared in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council on pro bono appeals against the death penalty. He is cited as being ... "one of the most persuasive advocates at the Bar" ... and ... "a brilliant tactician". He is highly sought after. Recent work has seen Adam successfully defend the President of a motorcycle club for conspiracy to murder; a client charged with drug-trafficking in one of the largest cases to come before the Courts in Europe; and a solicitor accused of rape. Adam defended at the Old Bailey in the News International phone-hacking case; defended a Maoist cult leader who raped and imprisoned his victims and defended the serial killer Stephen Port.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Fraud Lawyers Association; Royal Society of Chemistry (GRSC); British Psychological Society (BPS)


BSc Chemistry (Hons); MSc Psychological Research Methods; Called to the Bar 1994, Inner Temple.