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Andrew Marshall

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon

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Private prosecutions/white-collar crime.


Andrew is currently a director at Edmonds Marshall McMahon having led the prosecution of major fraud and regulatory matters for a range of government agencies. Andrew has been involved in the notoriously difficult prosecutions of many corporates such as Shell, Rolls Royce, Luton Airport and Schindler Lifts. Andrew is a committed and experienced advocate in various tribunals, whose practice principally relates to large-scale cases requiring a strategic overview and with immense factual and legal complexity. Other areas of work include wide-ranging advisory and review work on criminal and quasi-criminal matters (with a particular speciality in disclosure), appellate work and asset forfeiture and restraint. In addition to being a Grade 4 advocate (the highest rank) for Crown Prosecution Service, Andrew was appointed to the Attorney General’s list of prosecuting counsel in about 1990 and to the list of standing counsel in 2005 thus leading in the largest and most complex cases brought by the government prosecution bodies. In June 2012 he was appointed to the Regulatory List (A) of advocates and undertakes the largest and most complex investigations and cases for the Environment Agency (Crown Court, Mercantile Court, Admin Court and Court of Appeal, Planning Inspectorate) and HSE. In 2013 appointed to the SFO Counsel list and currently undertaking insider trading prosecutions for the FCA. In 2014 invited to speak to the United Nations, Vienna in respect of counterfeit pharmaceutical case successfully prosecuted in 2012.


Trained first six months pupil to Gordon Murdoch (now HH Judge Murdoch QC), 4 Paper Buildings, Temple; second six months pupil to Hugh Allardyce, 1 Middle Temple Lane; qualified 1986; tenant 1 Middle Temple Lane and with same chambers at 187 Fleet Street 1987-2005; tenant 18 Red Lion Court 2005-todate; director Edmonds Marshall McMahon 2012-todate (dual regulated). Recorder of the Crown Court 2003-todate; Standing Counsel to HM Attorney General 2005-13.




University College London (1985 LLB)



London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Committed, client focused and inventive’, Edmonds Marshall McMahon is ‘a nimble boutique firm’ that specialises in private prosecutions. The firm continues to act for Murli Mirchandani in the case of R v Ketan Somaia which relates to confiscation proceedings valued at around £39m. Key practitioner Kate McMahon has ‘sympathy, enthusiasm, experience and sheer dynamism’, she is supported by the ‘wiseAndrew Marshall who has ‘experience and a measured approach’. Tamlyn Edmonds is ‘an experienced prosecutor who constantly seeks innovative ways to pursue cases’. David Jugnarain has ‘a particular strength in research and legal analysis’. Mike Jackson, previously at the SFO, joined as head of investigations.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Edmonds Marshall McMahon is a specialist private prosecutions firm, it has ‘a highly dedicated team with a wealth of specialist knowledge and impressive client care skills’. It advises on strategies for prosecution and enforcement of crimes against industry. It also acts for corporations who have been the victims of fraud. The firm continues to act for TM Eye who in turn are instructed by Novartis, Apple, Louis Vuitton and Mulberry assisting in the prosecution of those selling counterfeit goods. Key practitioner Andrew Marshall is ‘extremely bright, hard-working and tactically astute’. Kate McMahon has ‘enthusiasm, experience and sheer dynamism’. Tamlyn Edmonds is ‘very bright, a fearless advocate and has good forensic skills’. David Jugnarain is also recommended. Dennis Kavanagh joined as senior associate.

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