Claire Parrott

Manchester Bury

Contact tel
0161 7639242 (ext.1061)

07983 443 274


As of one the country’s first criminal defence ILEX advocate’s, Claire has an enviable reputation for successfully representing clients facing various allegations, such as Harassment, domestic violence offences, s.47 Assault (Actual Bodily Harm), s39 Assault (Common Assault), Criminal Damage, Theft but to name a few.

A unique passion for defending client’s who face allegations of Harassment, Claire’s meticulous case preparation and advocacy skills enable Claire to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.

Claire’s career in criminal defence work spans over a decade, within which time, Claire has prepared a vast volume of cases for trial in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.

Claire has developed alliances with a number agencies to assist in this area such as ‘Pro-Contact’ and ‘Families need Fathers’. Despite her robust and pro-active approach to each case Claire remains very sensitive and patient in all aspects of dealing with clients.  Claire has vast experience in dealing with vulnerable Clients, for example those with mental health issues or learning difficulties.

Notwithstanding Claire’s niche area of practice, she successfully represents people facing various allegations such as Theft, Dangerous Driving, Fraud, Affray, S.47 Assault and many more besides.

As a committed criminal defence advocate, Claire is able to represent the interests of clients charged with all types of offences from police station level, right the way through to Magistrates Court trial


“Dad who stabbed a burglar faced longer prison sentence than the intruder”

Claire Parrott and Jill Eastwood of Tuckers’ Manchester office, have recently been successful in securing that a case be dropped against a home owner who was at risk of prosecution for attacking a burglar at his property.  As the detailed report in the Manchester Evening News makes clear the law is materially different depending on… Read more »

Behind the scenes at a criminal law firm

The Times has profiled ITV’s new documentary series which takes a look at Tuckers in action, interviewing our senior partner, Franklin Sinclair. Government cuts to will lead to miscarriages of justice for the most vulnerable people in society and have sparked a brain drain of talent away from criminal law. Law firms that specialise in… Read more »

A day’s work for the defence lawyers at one of Britain’s biggest legal practices

From defending a stalker to a case involving a blackmail attempt on Coleen Rooney over the return of her stolen mobile phone — it’s all in a day’s work for the defence lawyers at one of Britain’s biggest legal practices, Tuckers. With TV cameras given unprecedented access to follow the team from the Manchester office… Read more »