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Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QC

LONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7440 9950
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Fax 020 7430 2818
Email:
Web:
www.33cllaw.com

Andrew Mitchell QC

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

Position

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 on 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 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 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.

Career

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.

Member

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 LaneAccessible and down to earth.’

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

33 Chancery Lane’s members both prosecute and defend serious financial crime cases. Andrew Mitchell QC is prosecution counsel in the trial of many of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ leading politicians for bribery.

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Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture)

Within: Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture) – Leading silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneHe earns the respect and trust of juries.’

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