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Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QC

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Andrew Mitchell QC

Work 020 7440 9950
33 Chancery Lane (Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QC)


Specialises in advising and representing clients international and domestically in civil and criminal asset forfeiture, confiscation and restraint, financial crime, commercial wrongdoing corruption and receivership. Advises and represents multinationals, professionals, prosecuting authorities, defendants, court appointed officers and third parties in all aspects of the restraint, management and confiscation of property and on the practice and procedure in relation to money laundering regulations and legislation, compliance, fraud, corruption and civil commercial wrongdoing. Current and recent cases include the prosecution of politicians and attorneys relating to multi-millions of bribery and corruption in property developments in the Turks and Caicos; acting for Nigerian Government in the Commerical Court to recoup funds stolen by a former oil minister; acting in civil recovery proceedings relating to corrupt payments to an ambassador from an energy company; advising the SFO in the Glaxo investigation; advising the US DoJ in relation to US/Caribbean cross-jurisdictional issues; and advising and representing several defendants in ongoing POCA proceedings as well as advising a Caribbean Country on a new proceeds of crime bill and its implementation.


Called to Bar 1976, Queen's Counsel 1998. Recorder [Crime & Civil] 1998. Speaker/lecturer/consultant to UN, Commonwealth Secretariat, ESAAMLG, APG and IMF. Recently chaired committee, drafting model provisions (on behalf of international organisations). Conducts training and capacity building workshops for prosecutors and judiciary in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific.


Chairman of Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association.

London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneHe has a track record of international corruption cases.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneInstructed in sensitive offshore cases.

Within: Fraud: crime

Best known for its confiscation prowess, 33 Chancery Lane also handles a range of fraud cases, including Ponzi schemes, boiler rooms and money laundering, including pre-charge advice. Andrew Mitchell QC continues to act for the prosecution in the corruption and fraud trial of large suathes of the Turks and Caicos Island elite, while Faisal Osman was instructed as junior for the first defendant in Operation Amazon.

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

Within: Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture – Leading silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneA genius, highly sought after silk.

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