Kevin Hegarty QC

Call: 1982 | Silk: 2010


Kevin Hegarty QC is a regulatory and financial crime specialist. His approach is particularly suited to complex cases as his preparation is so extensive as to give him an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of the issues.

He accepts instructions directly from the public.

He is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and the UK Environmental Lawyers Association and has a Masters Degree in Health and Safety and Environmental Law. His expertise in Environmental Law includes pollution, waste law, carbon emissions, and emissions control. His Masters dissertation examined the effectiveness of emission trading schemes in the EU and the USA.

Financial crime makes up the other component part of Kevin’s practice. Money laundering, fraud and confiscation are examples of the kinds of cases involving numerous parties in which Kevin frequently acts. He enjoys grappling with the detail of transactions so as to have a fine grasp of the evidence and its defects.

In 2013 he was one of the few QCs in the country to be appointed to the specialist Serious Fraud Office Proceeds of Crime and Prosecutions List. He is also on the Attorney General’s List of Special Counsel

Qualifications and Appointments:

Recorder of the Crown Court

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