Sara Trainor – Associate

Sara joined Edmonds Marshall McMahon in October 2015 as a Foreign Qualified Associate. At Edmonds Marshall McMahon, Sara works on a range of criminal and civil matters. As part of her criminal work she advises both corporates and individuals on privately prosecuting complex and serious fraud, conspiracy to defraud, money laundering offences under POCA 2002, false accounting, perverting the course of public justice and forgery offences. Recent significant cases include R (DAS UK Holdings) v Paul Asplin & Others. The civil cases Sara assists with involve cross-border trust disputes, complex trust litigation, worldwide freezing orders and the enforcement of awards and judgments. She has a good working knowledge of civil procedure and acts for trustees, beneficiaries, private clients, and corporates.

Sara holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from Bond University (Australia), an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in December 2013.

Sara is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and the Fraud Advisory Panel and is a Research Associate at the White Collar Crime Centre. Her publications include: The International Journal of Police Science & Management (The Long Arm of the Law: An examination of the utility of police post-separation discipline processes), Lexology (Obtaining Evidence for use in Foreign Proceedings, Is the state still failing to deter, prevent, investigate and prosecute fraud? Anti-corruption and private prosecution), and the White Collar Crime Centre (Unexplained wealth orders: thoughts on scope and effect in the UK, Responses to Government Call for Evidence on Corporate Liability for Economic Crime).