Martin Liddiard is regarded as one of the UK’s Leading Juniors in Complex Fraud and Money Laundering Cases and has been regularly cited in the Legal 500. His instructions cover all aspects of this area of the law with notable large scale investigations including Operation Duma, Vex, Inertia, District and many others.
He has a keen eye for the essence of a case combined with excellent strategic abilities invariably put in place at an early stage. Mr Liddiard instils immediate confidence in all who instruct him, lay and professional client alike.
“Martin is a very commercial barrister.” “He is a good operator.”
Chambers UK 2023
“He’s very measured, very calm and an excellent performer in court.”
Chambers UK 2020
R -v- Raja (Bradford Crown Court)
Leading Junior in trial that lasted 9 weeks. The Defendant faced charges of Conspiracy to Defraud insurance companies in relation to high value motor vehicles.
R -v- Brown (Luton Crown Court)
Leading Junior in trial that lasted 7 weeks. The Defendant faced charges of Conspiracy to Receive Stolen Goods and Conspiracy to Possess Criminal Property namely stolen motor vehicles.
R -v- W (Birmingham Crown Court)
Led Junior in 750m sophisticated pyramid fraud. Category 1 VHCC case deemed as suitable for High Court Judge only.
R -v- C (Birmingham Crown Court)
“Operation Duma”. Led Junior in Conspiracy to Cheat the Public Revenue and Conspiracy to Conceal Criminal Property valued at 50m.
R -v- S (Kingston Crown Court)
“Operation Inertia”. Led Junior in multi-million pound MTIC fraud.
R -v- M (Southwark Crown Court and Cardiff Crown Court)
Led Junior in 2 prosecutions, one an international missing trader fraud, the other an extensive fraud relating to deception ogf bank/insurance company clients by creation of exlusive false documentation.