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Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC
Three Raymond Buildings
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International and EU corporate criminal fraud, bribery and corruption, tax evasion and extradition. Undertook first EAW in UK and acted for Pinochet; more recently in numerous fraud extraditions and in Rwandan genocide extradition request. Acts for and against the SFO and FCA in criminal and regulatory/FSMA Tribunal matters; also before VAT Tribunal. Experienced in Judicial Review and in computer crime, money laundering, POCA and mutual legal assistance. Acts for AG in PII and witness anonymity applications, and as Special Advocate before SIAC. Advises witnesses and victims (including as to confiscation/compensation) in frauds. Lectures on extradition to corporate and financial bodies. UN Consultant, training Nigerian judiciary (2017). Trains on human rights for the Council of Europe, and teaches advocacy nationally and internationally. Attends European Commission Experts’ Meetings as Bar Council representative in criminal matters. UK representative on CCBE Criminal Law Committee. Taught criminal law at Oxford University 2013-2016; now lectures there. Qualified Commercial Mediator (CEDR) 2007, and qualified with Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2011. Bencher of Gray’s Inn 2011


Called 1986, Gray’s Inn; advocacy trainer, ICTY, The Hague Oct 2002, March 2004; advocacy trainer, Gray’s Inn; faculty member, South Eastern Circuit Advanced International Residential Advocacy Course, Keble College, Oxford 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006; Recorder of the Crown Court 2005; QC 2006. Trained in commercial mediation. Deputy High Court judge assigned to the Administrative Court 2013; appointed to the SFO Prosecution List 2013.


French, German; some Italian.


International Criminal Bar Association; European Criminal Bar Association; Criminal Bar Association; member of the Bar Council’s European Committee, and the Bar European Group; bencher, Gray’s Inn, 2011.


Oxford University (MA Oriental Studies, Persian with Arabic; Diploma in Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Helen Malcolm QCThree Raymond BuildingsA silk with class.

Three Raymond Buildings ‘has enormous expertise in extradition‘, according to instructing solicitors. James Lewis QC acts for the US government in ongoing Trinidadian extradition proceedings concerning former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, following a US indictment for corruption; Helen Malcolm QC is acting in Lis, Lange and Chmielewski v Poland, a case that considers whether requested persons can be extradited from the UK to Poland following alleged damages to judicial independence in Poland after judicial reforms were introduced.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Helen Malcolm QCThree Raymond BuildingsHer practice includes domestic and international fraud cases.