Marie-Claire Amuah – Senior Associate

Marie-Claire joined Edmonds Marshall McMahon in 2016 from the Proceeds of Crime Division of the Serious Fraud Office and previously the independent Bar to which she was called in 2011. She has significant experience in the conduct of complex asset recovery cases arising from the investigation and prosecution of offences of serious fraud, bribery and corruption.

At Edmonds Marshall McMahon, Marie-Claire has experience in:

  • A full range of asset recovery work. She is presently involved in the enforcement of a high-profile confiscation order totaling £20,434,691 and victim compensation of £18,420,956.
  • Serious fraud prosecutions (having recently obtained a conviction for a £1.5m theft from employer)

Marie-Claire effectively applies skills obtained within a multi-strand legal and investigative environment in the investigation and prosecution of offences of fraud and money laundering in addition to restraint, confiscation and enforcement proceedings.

Marie-Claire’s experience includes the enforcement of a confiscation order in excess of £29 million arising from the UK’s largest ever commercial mortgage fraud and a confiscation order of £1.25 million arising from the high profile £5 million Beijing Olympic ticket fraud in 2008. She has experience of complex enforcement issues including absconding defendants, third party gift recipients, property ownership and family law and is well versed in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Marie-Claire is dedicated to securing excellent results for her clients and does so with professionalism, affability and good-humour.

Marie-Claire is a member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyer’s Association.