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Kate Goold

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : CrimeCrime: Extradition
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Crime - London (Firms)

Band 3

Kate Goold regularly handles serious criminal cases, including historic sexual abuse allegations and terrorism charges. She also has notable expertise in advising journalists and media organisations on criminal law matters.
"She really puts clients at ease and can handle desperate and difficult situations well thanks to her experience and sound judgement." "She is very empathetic and sensitive with clients yet still able to be pretty tough and give them realistic advice."
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Crime: Extradition - London (Firms)

Band 1

Kate Goold advises clients on extradition requests and Interpol Red Notices brought in relation to serious criminal charges, as well as cases involving complex political aspects and possible human rights breaches.
"Kate Goold is outstanding - meticulous in her preparation, tactically brilliant and a pleasure to work with." "She takes on challenging cases and is quite thoughtful and creative in how she approaches them." "She is very dedicated to her cases and gets good results."
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Practice Areas

Partner, Crime, Fraud and Regulatory.

Kate has extensive expertise in defending complex and serious crime and extradition, including all aspects of business crime and fraud, money laundering, restraint and confiscation, and cross-border investigations. She is particularly well regarded for her skill in dealing with politically sensitive, high profile, and controversial cases and has recently seen success in University Disciplinary proceedings.

Kate has a broad extradition practice and has successfully challenged applications for extradition, many of which are politically sensitive, to both Category 1 and Category 2 territories. She advises on Interpol Red Notices and Mutual Legal Assistance Requests and liaises closely with US Attorneys in negotiations with the DOJ and defending related SEC actions where appropriate.

Kate is also frequently instructed by those in the public eye whose reputation is everything.

Kate regularly provides advice pre-charge and during investigations brought by a range of prosecuting agencies, with regards to police powers, production orders, search and seizure, securing evidence and publicity.

Career

Kate qualified in 1996. She worked at Hickman and Rose before joining Bindmans LLP in 2000.

Professional Memberships

London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association; Extradition Sub-Committee; Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum; Female Fraud Forum; Fraud Lawyers Association; Liberty.

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