Meet the Corporate Crime Experts
Morag is head of LexisPSL Crime and is a senior criminal fraud solicitor with experience of SFO, HMRC, BIS, FSA and other investigations as well as CPS prosecutions.
Her early career was with Simons Muirhead & Burton, then Irwin Mitchell where Morag helped establish the firm’s white collar crime department. Latterly, she was with the Criminal Fraud team at Byrne and Partners.
Morag is widely published on criminal matters and she was the Editor of The Advocate Magazine 2000- 2006 and a member of the LCCSA committee. She set up the Young Fraud Lawyers Association in 2000 and was a member of the inaugural committee as the Education Officer. She also organised In-house seminars and training for 8 Corporate Crime firms in the Fraud Training Group.
Anne-Marie was admitted as a solicitor in 1998, having completed her training contract at specialist criminal defence firm, David Charnley Solicitors. Her caseload included all aspects of criminal defence work, from road traffic cases to the most serious, including armed robbery and murder.
Moving to Edwards Duthie Solicitors, Anne-Marie conducted complex criminal litigation work, including fraud and judicial review. She also worked on behalf of a large London local authority, leading prosecutions on trading standards and environmental matters, food safety and benefit fraud. She regularly appeared as an advocate in proceedings on behalf of the National Probation Service and the Youth Offending Team.
From 2007 Anne-Marie taught at the College of Law as a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Litigation. She also taught judicial review and was a student supervisor of Pro Bono Work. Anne-Marie is accredited to teach advocacy by the Advocacy Training Council and is a member of the Higher Education Academy. She is also a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association.
Samantha Moram is specialist in corporate crime with wide ranging experience, having worked on a number of high profile and high value SFO, FSA and HMRC investigations and prosecutions together with associated restraint and confiscation proceedings.
Samantha qualified as a solicitor with the leading general crime specialists Victor, Lissack, Roscoe & Coleman. In 1999 she moved to BCL Burton Copeland where she was a Senior Assistant Solicitor and led complex investigations involving allegations of conspiracy to defraud, fraudulent trading, false accounting, bribery and corruption, insider dealing, market abuse and money laundering.
Samantha is a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association and has been a contributor to their responses to various changes in criminal law legislation including fraud law reform.
Alison was at the criminal Bar for 8 years where she undertook both prosecution and defence work, before joining LexisNexis in the late 1990s. Her time is divided between two roles – as a member of the LexisPSL Crime team and also as a technical writer and editor of Atkin's Court Forms. Alison has considerable experience of online and print legal publishing, having also worked as a law reporter and on the Green Book and Stone's Justices' Manual.
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