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Anne-Marie Geraghty

Senior Litigation Executive

Excellent Serious Crime Practitioner

Legal 500


Anne-Marie Geraghty is a longstanding member of staff at Blackfords LLP having joined the firm in 1989.

Anne-Marie specialises in all serious criminal matters including:

  • Murder
  • Drugs importation
  • Armed robbery
  • Firearms offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Fraud
  • Money laundering

Anne-Marie is particularly skilled at handling young and vulnerable clients and defendants with mental health problems. She is well known for her down to earth and approachable manner, working tirelessly for her clients to get the best possible results. Clients regularly describe Anne-Marie as exceptionally hard-working and thorough.

Anne-Marie is an accredited police station advisor.

Anne-Marie has a wide and varied client base, most of her work is recommended to her.


  • What the directories say

    Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500, 2021

    • “Excellent serious crime practitioner” (Legal 500, 2019)
  • Notable cases
    • R v A, Conspiracy to Murder Central Criminal Court. Acid throwing case. Alleged honour attack. Client acquitted
    • R v N, Murder Central Criminal Court. Unprovoked attack on a bus passenger late at night. Successfully argued mental health disposal
    • R v A, Murder Central Criminal Court, Manager of Ladbrokes beaten to death during the course of a robbery
    • R v F, Kingston Crown Court Conspiracy to import class A drugs and money laundering
    • Multi handed case representing 1st defendant smuggling large quantities of class A drugs in the cabins of Virgin and British Airways planes.
    • R v M, Woolwich CC Conspiracy to defraud
    • Alleged client financially benefitted from fraudulent activity at Southwark Council
    • R v H, Southwark CC Conspiracy to Defraud Operation Kadenza
    • Acted for 1st defendant in multi million pound “Phishing” fraud
  • Quotes
    • Jeremy Dein QC of 25 Bedford Row said that “Anne-Marie Geraghty is superb with clients, experienced, thorough and committed. It is a pleasure to work with her”
    • Michael Neofytou of 25 Bedford Row said that “Anne-Marie is a brilliant team member. She is a fighter who is utterly fearless in the defence of her clients”.
  • Memberships and associations

    Institute of Paralegals

    New York City Paralegal Association

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