Marie advises companies and senior individuals facing criminal and regulatory investigations carried out by all the leading UK authorities including the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority and others. She advises suspects and witnesses in cases involving allegations of complex fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering and other types of misconduct, often with a cross-border element.

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Marie Kavanagh is “head and shoulders above the rest.” Clients are “always reassured by her advice and rigour,” and dub her “an undoubted star of the future” who is “extremely hardworking and wonderfully diligent in all manner of tasks.” – Who’s Who Legal UK

  • Victoria University of Wellington
    LLB, 2006

  • Victoria University of Wellington
    BA, Psychology

Admissions & Credentials

England & Wales


  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Rankings & Accolades

    UK Legal 500: Rising Star Lawyers - Fraud: White-Collar Crime
    Who’s Who Legal 2020: Future Leader (Non-Partners) in its Investigations edition
    Expert Guides 2020: Rising Star for White Collar Crime