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Robin Frieze

Year of call:
1985
Education:
1984
University of Leeds, LLB (Hons)
1985
Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Finals
Career:
1985
Pupil at No 6, Leeds
1986
Tenant at No 6
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
1999–2004
Friends of Leeds Church Housing Trust, committee member
2004–2007
Friends of Leeds Church Housing Trust, chair
2005–2006
Methodist Homes for the Aged, Leeds Steering Committee member
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit
Awards:
University of Leeds, Hughes Discretionary Prize

Robin Frieze is the head of the Criminal team and has over 30 years’ successful practice in criminal law in West Yorkshire. He has conducted over 700 Crown Court trials, including numerous cases of murder and serious sexual offences.

Robin is particularly noted for his effective jury advocacy and sensitive handling of clients, and is regularly instructed by a wide range of solicitors.

Notable Cases

  • R v Ziarab and others (Multiple D historic sex ‘grooming’), Bradford CC
  • R v Majid and others (“), Leeds CC
  • R v Akhtar and others (“), Bradford CC
  • R v Dogar and others (“), Leeds CC
  • R v Grigg-Booth (Nurse accused of 26 murders), Bradford CC
  • R v H and others (‘honour’ killing), Bradford CC
  • R v Fitzgerald and others (series of gang related murder trials), Leeds CC
  • R v Francom and others (the ‘Mabgate’ torture and murder), Leeds CC
  • R v B (13 year old boy accused of murder), Leeds CC
  • R v Ann Bowers – wife acquitted of murdering husband
  • R v Peter Horne – acquitted of murdering brother
  • R v Michael Norbury – prosecuted professional footballer for murder

Contact Robin’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253