Andrew Baughan

Practice Areas

Call: 1994
0207 936 1500

Andrew Baughan is described as an “adept and astute” barrister in the Legal 500 and is listed as a leader in his field in the Chambers and Partners Directory.

His main areas of practice are:
  • Fraud
  • Corruption/Bribery
  • Professional Discipline
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Confiscation
  • Money laundering

He specialises in criminal litigation.  He prosecutes and defends and believes it is important to do so.  He acts on behalf of medical practitioners and police officers in criminal and disciplinary proceedings, and appears at Courts Martial in Germany and Cyprus.  He is instructed in appeals where he did not appear in the case below.  He regularly lectures on criminal procedure and evidence, and will be lecturing on the Bribery Act in the autumn.

Cases of Interest:

  • R v H and H             £2 million Bank of America fraud
  • R v W and others    £900,000 NHS contractor fraud
  • R v D and W            £10 million diversion fraud
  • R v D and others    £6 million diversion fraud
  • R v C and others    Multi-million local authority contractor fraud
  • R v C and others    £1.1 million fraud involving manufacturing company
  • R v C and others    £750,000 excise fraud
  • R v B and others    £1 million excise fraud
  • R v X and others    £250,000 revenue fraud
  • R v V                        Manslaughter/Heath and Safety prosecution
  • R v W                       Murder of five Ipswich prostitutes (advising on appeal)

He is currently instructed in a number of complex fraud and money laundering cases.

Appointments & Memberships:

  • Association of Commonwealth Criminal Lawyers
  • Commonwealth in England Barristers Association
  • Association of Military Court Advocates
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Kent Bar Mess
  • Sussex Bar Mess


  • Woodbridge School
  • Royal Holloway College, London
  • Inns of Court School of Law (Middle Temple Scholar)