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Individual Profile

Marie Bourke

Russell-Cooke - London

Marie Bourke - Russell-Cooke
  • 2 Putney Hill
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • SW15 6AB

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Practice Areas

Marie Bourke is a Senior Associate in Russell-Cooke’s fraud and criminal litigation department. Marie qualified in 2009 and joined Russell Cooke in 2014. Marie has a specific focus in representing individuals / companies facing allegations of high value financial crime. In her white collar crime practice, she has defended clients in cases which include allegations of fraudulent trading, money laundering, cheating the Public Revenue and conspiracy to defraud. These include prosecutions brought by the SFO, FCA, CPS and HMRC. Marie also has extensive experience in dealing with complex restraint orders and confiscation. In her serious crime practice, she defends clients facing allegations of murder, firearm offences, serious drug offences and rape. These cases are frequently high profile and reported by the press. The majority of Marie’s clients are professional people including directors, solicitors, accountants and doctors who are accused of crimes which could have a grave impact upon their employment.

Professional Memberships

FLA, FFF, London Chamber of Commerce


Senior Associate. Qualified in 2009 and joined Russell-Cooke in 2014.


‘Is prison the right place for autistic offenders?’ - The Times 1 June 2016 Court approves UK record breaking Deferred Prosecution Agreement Is there a need to protect the innocent who are falsely accused of domestic violence? - The Barrister Marie Bourke spoke about the EU's Fourth Money Laundering Directive at the LexisNexis money laundering webinar