Martin Lee Branch Partner


  • English - English

Office location

Ely Place

7 Ely Place, London, EC1N 6RY

Tel: 020 7842 8600

DX: 209 Chancery Lane


Martin Lee is a Criminal defence specialist focusing on defending serious fraud, related money laundering and subsequent confiscation and enforcement proceedings. In particular many of the most serious and complex cases brought by the Crown Prosecution Proceeds of Crime Unit, the Crown Prosecution Service Organised Crime Division, Serious Organised Crime Agency, Serious Fraud Office, City of London Police Fraud Unit, HM Revenue and Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, Local Authorities and the Financial Conduct Authority.

The areas of work covered include advising on Restraint proceedings and management receivership, Registration & enforcement of Overseas Restraint Orders, Advice on Investigations into Criminal proceeds, Money laundering, Civil recovery of the proceeds of unlawful conduct, Confiscation proceedings, Cash forfeiture, asset forfeiture, cash seizure & and detention of cash, Incompatibility with Convention Rights and Council Framework Decisions, Confiscation order enforcement proceedings and variations thereon, Serious Crime Prevention orders, advising third parties on provision of information orders.

Contact Martin Lee

Martin Lee can be contacted on 0207 842 8600 or via email to discuss how he together with other team members at EBR Attridge LLP may be of service.


Member of the British Academy of Forensic  Sciences .

Member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association.


  • R v  S $375m bond fraud
  • R v W multi million carbon credits fraud
  • R v  D multi million cheating the Public  Revenue fraud and money laundering.
  • R v L Celebrity  Inland Revenue fraud.
  • R v W conspiracy to conceal , disguise , convert , or transfer criminal property
  • R v P conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation
  • R v K criminal investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority
  • R v G Overseas restraint order – The criminal Justice & Data Protection regulations 2014
  • R v B Winding Up of Companies registered under the Companies Acts –penalisation of
  • Directors under the Insolvency Act 1986
  • R v C Production Order Money Laundering Regulations 2007


War crimes

  • R v S : Second World War – Belarus
  • R v G : Second World War – Ukraine
  • R v  M :  Genocide- Rwanda



  • R v R multiple family murder .
  • R v P perverting the course of Justice multi hander
  • R v B : Contempt of Court breach of restraint proceedings
  • R v A £400m drugs and money laundering.
  • R v S ( anabolic steroid psychosis )  murder case.
  • R v B kidnapping and false imprisonment
  • R v B conspiracy to traffick women into the UK for sexual exploitation
  • R v N Slavery and Trafficking prevention Order
  • R v T Serious Crime Prevention Orders & Financial Reporting Orders

Latest news

Confiscation-Money for Old Money

 2nd Jan 2018

Confiscation –Money for Old Money   If you were able to listen in to a conference between client and solicitor, you might hear an exchange a little like this one:   'What am I looking at?'  ... Read more

Tainted Gifts

 9th Jan 2017

Confiscation and the issues within those proceedings are highly complicated and the results are often draconian.  In a recent Court of Appeal decision it has  acknowledged the position recognised in t... Read more