Lee Karu QC has built his silk practice on complex fraud, murder and sexual offences cases. He is considered to have excellent client skills and is noted for his ability to communicate complex factual and legal issues in simple fashion.
Lee has undertaken some of the largest murder and fraud cases in the country yet his style in court is relaxed, charming and utterly effective. Those who know him speak of his persuasive advocacy and complete command of complex subject matter.
Lee has undertaken many cases with an international dimension as well as those involving vulnerable witnesses or defendants.
Notable cases include: R v J and others – A murder case with 25 defendants involving Triad gangs; R v NK & others – A number of defendants involved in a drugs related execution; R v V and Others – The “Oxford Grooming Case”; R v S and others – A trial involving girls as young as 12 being groomed by a group of men in Yorkshire; R v B & another – Human trafficking from Eastern Europe.