Mr Michael Goodwin QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers


Michael Goodwin QC specialises in fraud, business crime, regulatory and other serious crime cases (including homicide and drugs offences). Michael is a skilled advocate and is tactically astute. He acts with a strategic approach and is known for his analytical, meticulous and persuasive presentation of cases.


Financial Crime: instructed across the full range of business crime cases including serious fraud, bribery, tax evasion and money laundering. Recent instructions include representing the SFO in the fifth approved Deferred Prosecution Agreement (SFO v Serco Geografix Ltd), advising the Serious Fraud Office in relation to an ongoing investigation, defending in a boiler room fraud, acting for the defence in corruption and bribery allegations within the oil industry, and representing and advising corporate clients in tax evasion proceedings. Michael has significant capability advising and conducting white-collar cases. He is regularly instructed to act for clients facing investigation by Regulators and Law Enforcement Authorities.


Serious Crime: notable recent instructions include homicide, health and safety (fatality) breaches, international people smuggling, misconduct in a public office and drugs conspiracies.


Year of call: 1996 Inn: Inner Temple Appointments: 2014 Grade 4 Prosecutor 2012 Deputy District Judge 2009; 2013 A Panel Member, Serious Fraud Office Crown Prosecution Service, Specialist Fraud Panel Crown Prosecution Service, Serious Crime Group Panel Formerly appointed to the Attorney General’s B List of Counsel


Criminal Bar Association Proceeds of Crime Association Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers The Southeastern Circuit

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Michael Goodwin QCRed Lion ChambersHis work ethic is tireless.