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18 RED LION COURT, LONDON, EC4A 3EB, ENGLAND
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Work 0207 520 6000
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Fax 0207 520 6248
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478 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Chelmsford, London
Red Lion Chambers, Tim Godfrey, London, ENGLAND

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Tim Godfrey

Red Lion Chambers (Red Lion Chambers)

Position

Tim is a leading junior specialising in financial crime, serious crime and regulatory cases. He is standing counsel to the Serious Fraud Office (A Panel) for both prosecutions and proceeds of crime work. He is a member of the Crown Prosecution Service’s advocate panel as a grade 4 (highest grade) prosecutor for fraud, serious and organised crime and counter terrorism work. He has particular expertise dealing with cases with an international dimension and in which there are related civil proceedings. Tim also advises and acts for individuals and organisations where his experience of prosecuting enables him to give clients focused and tactically astute advice. He appears for the defence in disciplinary and regulatory work in a number of different tribunal settings.

Tim is highly regarded for his persuasive advocacy style as well as his excellent written work and ability to get to the crux of complex legal and factual issues quickly. He has considerable experience dealing with applications relating to confiscation, cash and asset forfeiture, and preventative orders such as sexual harm prevention orders. He advises the police and prosecution agencies in the sensitive areas of search warrants and legal professional privilege, e.g. for the LIBOR investigation, the Grenfell Tower Fire investigation and relating to terrorism suspects and mutual legal assistance.  

Career

Year of call: 1997, Middle Temple

Appointments:

- CPS specialist panels for Fraud, Organised Crime and Counter-terrorism (grade 4)

- CPS grade 4 panel for general crime

- SFO panel A counsel: prosecutions

- SFO panel A counsel: proceeds of crime

- Deputy District Judge

Member

Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Tim Godfrey - Red Lion ChambersAn excellent fraud prosecutor with an ability to marshal complex evidence.

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