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Jae Carwardine

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : CrimeFinancial Crime: Individuals
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Crime - London (Firms)

Band 1

Jae Carwardine leads the team and is a highly experienced criminal defence specialist. She handles a wide variety of matters with particular focus on serious sexual offences.
"She is incredibly dedicated to her clients - she immerses herself in her cases and always goes the extra mile." "Jae is excellent and brought us much needed calmness and focus during our case."
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Financial Crime: Individuals - London (Firms)

Band 4

Jae Carwardine regularly advises directors and employees in criminal investigations into alleged bribery, corruption and money laundering. She has notable strength in tax fraud matters, defending clients in cases brought by HMRC.
"She is the most committed solicitor to her clients."
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Partner and head of fraud and criminal litigation at Russell-Cooke. Specialises in high profile criminal litigation, particularly complex fraud, money-laundering, business and regulatory/compliance matters as well as serious criminal offences including allegations of violence including murder and sexual offences.

Renowned for expertise in private prosecutions and serious fraud investigations including defending prosecutions by the SFO, ECU, HMRC. Highly regarded for her representation of professionals facing career threatening implications where the impact of a prosecution can have far reaching professional and regulatory implications. Proven track record in dealing with high profile cases and the sensitive issues that arise as a result of intrusive press interest. Notable cases include; acting for former president of US company in 'largest direct tax fraud' prosecuted by HMRC.

Acquittals of both clients in £40 million mortgage fraud (Operation Aquamarine). R v Lord Janner; R v Edwards (Operation Elveden); Peter Hain MP (late reporting of donations); Regina v Sir Stephen Richards (Lord Justice of Appeal); niche interest in HSE work having advised clients regarding avoidance of potential breaches and ongoing investigations, including complex cases and when a fatality has occurred.

Career

Qualified in 1996 and became partner at Russell-Cooke in 2003.

Professional Memberships

LCCSA, FLA and FFF.

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Jae Carwardine

Russell-Cooke

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