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The Private Prosecutors: How to Catch a Fraudster

Ashley Fairbrother and Fani Gamon of Edmonds Marshall McMahon are looking forward to talking to students at The University of Law, Bloomsbury this evening on the motives of fraudsters and creative ways of catching them. In Roald Dahl’s famous 1970’s … Continue reading

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Chambers & Partners 2020

It is an exciting day here at Edmonds Marshall McMahon! Chambers & Partners have released the 2020 rankings, and all our partners have been ranked highly in both the UK and High Net Worth guides for their respective specialist fields. … Continue reading

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David Stern appointed as Special Counsel at Edmonds Marshall McMahon

Edmonds Marshall McMahon is pleased to announce the appointment of David Stern as Special Counsel since June 2019.  As a barrister for 30 years, he has a breadth of knowledge in areas ranging from serious and complex fraud and corruption … Continue reading

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Global Fraud and Corruption – the results, how businesses are responding and what can we do about it?

As the business world becomes increasingly global, the way in which corruption and fraud is conducted becomes more complex, and harder to combat.  In fact, the recent Transparency International annual corruption perception index highlights lamentable progress, stating that “most countries … Continue reading

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Nohow or contrariwise?

Ekaterina Pakerova recently contributed an article to The Commercial Litigation Journal, where she peers down the rabbit hole to consider ownership and control in freezing injunctions. You can read the full article by clicking below: Nohow or contrariwise_May_June 2019_CLJ

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Marie-Claire Amuah to be on the Expert Panel at the POCLA Members’ Forum 2019!

We are delighted to announce that our very own Marie-Claire Amuah will be part of the expert panel for this edition of the Proceeds Of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA) Members’ Forum. Marie-Claire will be alongside: His Honour Judge Lawton, Penny … Continue reading

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Are the sands of trust law shifting?

Kate McMahon and Nikos Keim recently contributed a special report to Financier Worldwide magazine, which looks at a recent decision concerning trust instruments that may signify a change in the scope of protection such instruments will provide in the context … Continue reading

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Private Prosecution of International Criminal Offences

By Marie-Claire Amuah This article briefly considers how private prosecutions might be used to prosecute international criminal offences, an issue highlighted by relatively recent cases including R (on the application of General Abdulwaheed Shannan Al Rabbat) v. Westminster Magistrates’ Court. … Continue reading

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Is a Norwich Pharmacal Order a mechanism to obtain evidence to support a private prosecution? FCFM v Hargreaves & others [2018] EWHC 3075 (QB)

Ashley Fairbrother, solicitor at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, examines the High Court’s answer in FCFM v Hargreaves & others [2018] EWHC 3075 (QB) and says the decision shows that Norwich Pharmacal Orders (“NPO’s”) are available to secure evidence to support private prosecutions … Continue reading

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon – Rankings

It’s rankings time and Edmonds Marshall McMahon once again feature prominently in both the Legal 500 (2019) and Chambers and Partners (2019) rankings. The firm has been ranked by the Legal 500 in Tier 2 for Fraud: White Collar Crime, … Continue reading

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