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Louise Hodges

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory , Financial Crime: Corporates , Financial Crime: Individuals
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Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory - UK-wide

Band 2

Louise Hodges routinely counsels individuals facing scrutiny from the FCA for alleged market abuse and insider dealing.
"She is great with clients, thinks about the broader impact and takes a no-nonsense approach.""She is incredibly good at anticipating not just the next step, but the next twenty steps. Her judgement calls are impeccable."
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Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Firms)

Band 3

Louise Hodges represents financial institutions and large corporations in investigations by the SFO and FCA into fraud, false accounting and regulatory breaches.
"She is great with clients, thinks about the broader impact and has a no-nonsense approach."
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Financial Crime: Individuals - London (Firms)

Band 1

Louise Hodges regularly represents senior executives in high-profile SFO and DOJ investigations into bribery and corruption. She also advises on market rate manipulation matters.
"She is an excellent practitioner with a wealth of experience." "She is a real leader in this space." "She is very commercially minded, strategic and sees the bigger picture."
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Louise is Head of Kingsley Napley’s Criminal Litigation team specialising in financial crime, corporate investigations, FCA regulatory investigations and serious and complex fraud. Long recognised as a leader in this field, she is commended for her grasp of broader strategic issues and the practical advice she gives clients, both companies and individuals, caught up in complex litigation. She is experienced in advising companies and individuals with regard to internal investigations, frequently representing witnesses being interviewed either by employers or by investigating authorities, including those compelled to attend interviews. She leads the firm’s cross-practice Financial Services team and Internal Investigations team. She currently represents a number of individuals, including HNW individuals and business leaders, in a range of financial crime cases being investigated by the SFO, FCA, HMRC and NCA amongst others. She was part of the team representing Tesco in connection with their Deferred Prosecution Agreement and related criminal matters. Her cases frequently have an international element.

Career

Joined Kingsley Napley 1997. Head of Criminal Litigation 2018.

Professional Memberships

Law Society; Fraud Lawyers Association; European Criminal Bar Association ; European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers; Financial Services Lawyers Association; Committee member of City of London Law Society Business Crime Committee; The City Law Club.

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Louise Hodges

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