Martin Evans QC > 33 Chancery Lane > London, England > Lawyer Profile

33 Chancery Lane
33 Chancery Lane
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Specialises in all aspects of the law relating to criminal and civil asset recovery and confiscation. Acts for defendants, prosecuting authorities and third parties in both civil and criminal matters. Experienced in handling domestic and international restraint proceedings (including the restraint of UK assets pursuant to overseas requests, receivership proceedings in the Crown Court, the High Court (Administrative Court, Chancery Division and Family Divison), Court of Appeal and Supreme Court). Frequently instructed in appeals where he was not involved in the lower court. Current instructions include confiscation proceedings in: Mills and others – HBOS £245m fraud (for CPS);. Expertise in fraud, corruption, money laundering and corporate criminal liability. Instructed by SFO in substantial international corruption prosecution. Particular interests include the legality of search and production orders under PACE and POCA on which he has written and lectured widely. Notable recent case include: GW v SFO [2018] EWCA Crim 1155, R(on the application of River East Supplies Limited) v Nottingham Crown Court [2017] (Admin), R(Rahman) v Local Government Election Court [2017] EWHC 1413 (Admin)


Called 1989, QC 2017


Proceed’s of Crime Lawyers’ Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Martin Evans QC33 Chancery LaneHis practice covers the full range of POCA matters.