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Andrew Lockhart QC
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The core areas of Andrew's practice in criminal law are in the prosecution and defence of the most serious offences of murder, manslaughter, health and safety related deaths, fraud, serious sexual offences and organised crime. He has particular expertise in the prosecution of multi-handed cases concerned with the large scale importation and supply of controlled drugs. Andrew has extensive experience in the use of material from foreign jurisdictions, European Arrest Warrants and extradition. His murder cases have ranged from domestic killings to high profile gang related shootings. Recently he has been involved in a number of multi handed cases of murder. He led in the prosecution of two youths, one as young as 14, for a double manslaughter by fire where complex issues relating to the cause of the fire arose. He has also been involved in several cases where the new partial defences to murder have been litigated. Andrew regularly receives instructions in cases of business and financial crime. He has experience of NHS fraud, large scale benefit fraud, missing trader fraud, long firm fraud and advanced fee consumer fraud. He also acts where breaches of health and safety legislation have led to death and in cases of gross negligence manslaughter. He regularly prosecutes complex regulatory matters. Aside from his huge experience Andrew is noted for his prompt and meticulous preparation of cases. Andrew is a Recorder of the Crown Court and is authorised to try serious sexual offences. He is an advocacy trainer for Lincoln's Inn.
Called 1991; Lincoln's Inn; Recorder 2005; QC 2010.
Criminal Bar Association; Midland Circuit.
Rugby School; London University (LLB Hons).
Crime - corporate; Crime - general; Fraud: crime