Edmund Burge, QC

Barrister, 5 St Andrew's Hill
Edmund Burge Q.C. specialises in offences involving complex tax fraud, corruption, arms-trafficking and brokering, money laundering and serious commercial crime. He was called by Lincoln's Inn in 1997, took Silk in 2019 and sits as a Recorder in both the Crown and the County Courts.

His practise consists principally of large-scale multi-handed cases, frequently involving complex issues of jurisdiction, disclosure and public interest immunity. He is on the Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates in cases involving matters of terrorism and National Security, and has held DV clearance since 2007. He has written and conducted numerous presentations on the disclosure régime, in which he is acknowledged expert, and is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a leader in financial crime at the London Bar and in the Legal 500 for Fraud. In addition to assisting with allegations of substantive offences, he provides advice and representation in proceedings for ancillary matters such as asset forfeiture, restraint and confiscation.

Practice areas


  • 1997 Bar Finals Course
  • 1996 LL (Dip)
  • 1990 BA (Hons) in PPE


  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Criminal Bar Association


  • Case Analysis Panel
  • Contributing Author


  • 1997 Inns of Court School of Law
  • 1996 BPP Law School
  • 1990 University of York

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