Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Crime - London (Firms)
"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."
Crime: Extradition - London (Firms)
"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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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.
Kate qualified in 1996. She worked at Hickman and Rose before joining Bindmans LLP in 2000.
London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association; Extradition Sub-Committee; Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum; Female Fraud Forum; Fraud Lawyers Association; Liberty.