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Helen Malcolm QC

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Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)


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).

London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Helen Malcolm QC - Three Raymond BuildingsOne of the very best: a brilliant advocate who pays meticulous attention to the detail.

Within: Fraud: crime

Three Raymond Buildings has relationships with both prosecuting authorities and blue-chip criminal and commercial firms, handling work at the interface between traditional criminal fraud and business crime. Michael Borrelli QC represented a defendant in a phishing fraud trial concerning losses of £160m to various corporate institutions, while Helen Malcolm QC represented the solicitor who was convicted in Operation Amazon. Among the junior ranks, Luke Ponte prosecuted as sole counsel the owners of a café, who were convicted of VAT fraud and received custodial sentences.

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International crime and extradition

Within: International crime and extradition – Leading silks

Helen Malcolm QC - Three Raymond BuildingsA hardworking and efficient barrister who is eloquent in court.

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