Kate McMahon, one of the founding partners of Edmonds Marshall McMahon, is a specialist dual-qualified prosecutor specialising in complex and serious fraud, money laundering, corruption and regulatory crime.
Kate has formely held impressive positions within the SRA, Department of Public Prosecutions (Australia), Government Legal Service (UK) and the Serious Fraud Office where she worked as a senior lawyer on some of the UK’s largest and most complex cross-jurisdictional prosecutions.
In 2012, Kate was a founding partner of Edmonds Marshall McMahon. Kate typically acts in cases involving corporate or banking frauds of significant value.
Kate is known for her incisive analysis and strategic vision, is highly regarded by her clients and has a reputation for being extremely determined and driven in all her cases. Kate has been described as “highly commercial”, “a formidable adversary” and “highly respected” by the Legal 500 and has been a recommended individual in the area of white-collar crime since 2013.
She has been recognised in the ‘Women in Law Awards’ (The Lawyer Monthly) and was voted ‘Best Female Fraud Lawyer – UK’ by the Corporate Livewire Awards in 2015. She is currently one of the selected solicitors to act together with the Government in a new City of London Police initiative to tackle fraud. In 2017, Kate was named in The Lawyer’s "Hot 100" which lists the most creative and influential lawyers in the U.K.