Associate, Criminal and Regulatory Law
Lynn is part of an exceptionally skilled team who defend cases relating to serious fraud, in particular Carousel Fraud – MTIC Missing Trader Intra Community – VAT Fraud.
Recent notable cases Lynn has been involved in:
2018 – P v W – Harassment case – systematic failures to investigate and disclose material
2017 – R v G Stoke on Trent Crown Court – Stalking case – fundamental investigative and disclosure failings by police and CPS
2017 – Fraudulent application for a school place – Case brought by Bromley The London Borough
2015/2016 Operation Borage – Truro Crown Court – Fraud (contrary to section 1 of the Fraud Act 2006) – Conspiracy to transfer criminal property (contrary to section 1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977 – possession of criminal property contrary to section 329 (1) (c) Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
2014 – Operation Steamroller – Southwark Crown Court – £70 million boiler room fraud. Investigation by SFO and authorities in New Zealand, Hong Kong and US.
Operation Snowbank – Liverpool Crown Court July 2012 – Conspiracy to cheat HMRC (sales of platinum imported from EU)
Operation Rust – Canterbury Crown Court – Jan 2012
Diversion fraud in excess of £50 million. A case involving a significant international dimension– Defendant acquitted following a 4 month trial.
2011 – Commander Ali Dizaei – Metropolitan Police Commander – conduct of successful Appeal against Conviction
Operation Rodman – Conspiracy to defraud Derby County Football Club
Operation Divert – £85 million VAT fraud (MTIC)
Lancashire Fire & Rescue v Mawtec – alleged breaches Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
Trading Standards Cases
Proceeds of Crime Confiscation Applications
Restraint Orders under Proceeds of Crime Act
Lynn Mahon Career Profile
Lynn joined the legal profession 30 years ago. She has dealt with a diverse portfolio of cases during that time. In 2010 Lynn had the opportunity of working with Michael Mansfield QC who was instructed on one of her many cases.
She has an unrivalled determination to seek justice.