Desiree has over 25 years’ of experience, providing litigation PR, corporate communications, reputation management and investor relations advice to firms across the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.
She founded Questor Consulting in 2013 and advises law firms, corporates, investors, class representatives, litigation funders and HNWs on a range of high profile disputes - from book building through to trial - a number of which feature in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases to watch.
Desiree has earnt a strong reputation for her work on a range of large group claims including securities class actions and competition claims in the High Court and the Competition Appeal Tribunal. She has considerable expertise in advising law firms and funders on book-building, leveraging her extensive investor relations and digital marketing experience. She led the launch of the VW dieselgate consumer legal action, the largest GLO in UK legal history.
In addition to commercial disputes, Desiree advises clients on how to respond to crisis and reputation issues, including white collar crime, investigations and employment litigation.
Prior to setting up Questor Consulting, Desiree was Head of Corporate Communications and Marketing for global investment bank Jefferies, covering Europe and Asia. During her career, she has led professional services and financial institutions group practices at leading City PR firms, advised senior executives across most sectors and her work has been award winning.
Desiree has an MBA from The London Business School and a BSc Hons in Politics from the University of Bristol.