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Financial Crime: Individuals

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Sanctions

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Provided by Michael O'Kane

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Before joining Peters & Peters, Michael was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Headquarters. There, he was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist, state-security and special interest criminal matters, including the Stansted Airport Afghan airline hijacking and the prosecution of Paul Burrell (Princess Diana’s butler).

Since joining Peters & Peters, Michael has acted for companies, senior executives and HNW individuals in many of the most high-profile and complex national and international business crime cases. He has particular expertise in international corruption, criminal cartels, financial sanctions, INTERPOL, extradition and private prosecutions.

He has been recognised twice in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 (2009 & 2017) being described as being ‘top of the referral lists of many City firms for independent advice for directors’.

In 2011, the Financial Times recognised him as one of the UK’s most innovative lawyers and he is listed by Who’s Who publication as one the world’s leading investigative lawyers. He is consistently ranked in the leading legal directories.

Michael co-writes the leading sanctions blog European Sanctions Law.

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