Both Paul Martin and Lee Barton provide a specialist service in representing clients charged with serious fraud matters.
This work is conducted on both a legal aid basis or with private funding.
In appropriate legal aid cases, Paul Martin is an authorised member
of the Very High Cost Cases Panel which enables a limited number of
solicitors in England and Wales with the relevant expertise to accept
representation in this type of case usually referred to as "white collar
The two areas in which we have particular expertise are as follows :-
Money Laundering :
These proceedings conducted under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
(POCA) involve allegations of serious money laundering and /or
conspiracies to conduct money laundering operations.
Paul Martin & Co. have defended in a variety of these cases (see
notable cases) frequently where the values involved have run into tens
of millions of pounds.