Andrew Radcliffe QC

Andrew Radcliffe QC

"He is extremely clever, works very hard and is charming and disarming in cross-examination." "He's a very strategic thinker so he gets very good results for clients."

Chambers UK 2021
Year of call: 1975 QC: 2000
For enquiries please call: 020 7353 5324 or email vcard cv save

Business Crime & Financial Services

His practice has become predominantly one of defending in cases of serious fraud, brought by the specialist authorities – the SFO, FSA (now FCA), Office of Fair Trading (now the Competition and Markets Authority) and HMRC.

Cases

Operation Amazon

The trial of seven Defendants on allegations of conspiracy to cheat the Revenue where the potential loss to HMRC exceeded £107m. Represented a Chartered Accountant who was acquitted after the Prosecution offered no further evidence following a 10 month trial.

R v P (and another)

£52m pension fraud.

R v B and others

£200m money laundering allegations against a partner in a firm of solicitors.

R v T and others

Claims management insurance fraud alleged against a solicitor.

R v B and others

Represented a Defendant in a trial arising out of the liquidation of JJB plc, the sportswear retailer.

R v B and others

€50m cross border money laundering involving multiple jurisdictions, including Luxembourg, France, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Dubai.

R v S and others

‘Blue Index’ – the first cross border (UK – USA) insider dealing prosecution, resulting from a joint investigation by the US Dept of Justice, the SEC and the British authorities. Identified in advance by The Lawyer magazine as one of the most significant cases of the year and the only criminal case on their list.

R v G and others

Acted for one of four senior British Airways executives accused of a price fixing cartel in conjunction with Virgin Atlantic Airways executives in regards to passenger fuel surcharges.

Kent Pharmaceuticals

Represented a human Defendant in allegations against individuals and corporations of price fixing in the NHS – at the time, the largest prosecution ever brought by the SFO.

R v P and others

Mortgage fraud.

Major Accountancy Firm

Represented a major accountancy firm both in judicial review proceedings arising out of a SFO prosecution and, separately, in regards to accountants’ duties in connection with a criminal prosecution.

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