Roxanne Morrell

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Ranked as a Leading Junior in Crime in Chambers & Partners 2017 and 2018.

Specialist defence advocate with a wide range of experience both as Leading and Junior Counsel in complex fraud, serious and organised crime and murder. She has appeared in cases of the highest gravity including E (£100 million investment fraud), B (allegations of 1.5 million fraud involving a business set up to exploit disabled employees and the government pursuant to the “back to work programme”), S (£51 million trademark fraud), B) £1 billion conspiracy to import Cocaine), B £24 million MTIC fraud and B (£53 million Tonbridge Securitas robbery and kidnapping).

Notable cases in 2015 and 2016 included Crown Currency Exchange/Mayfair and Grant £20 million Ponzi fraud trial (first Ipad trial in London); Cheat on the Revenue to Obtain 1 million in Vat repayments; Phishing fraud known as the ‘bank of terror case’; Trading Standards prosecution relating to a group of 95 companies known as Wyvern Media Group; HMRC/UKBA prosecution of multi-handed, multi pound conspiracies involving importation of cigarettes and drugs by air and sea; a complex 6 million conspiracy to breach immigration laws by employments of illegal security guards sub-contracted to multi million pound companies; SOCA prosecution for conspiracy to supply cocaine and assorted money laundering charges over a two year period and attempted murder of a police officer involving complex mental health issues.