Nicola Sharp’s fraud, civil recovery and business crime expertise and her leading of some of the UK’s most demanding cases have earned her a reputation for diligence and thoroughness.
Her skill in managing the most complex and large commercial and financial disputes and her track record in cases involving the financial services markets have made her a logical choice for corporates and high net worth individuals. Her expertise in conducting internal investigations and devising preventative measures has proved invaluable in helping clients identify and remove problems with minimal financial and reputational damage.
Nicola Sharp’s workload includes some of the UK’s largest pension liberation fraud and mortgage fraud investigations, the biggest investment fraud prosecutions and multi-million pound Proceeds of Crime Act cases. It also encompasses major global bribery and corruption cases, allegations of multinational money laundering and investigations requiring extensive knowledge of deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs).
Nicola worked on Rahman Ravelli’s successful representation of the CEO in the huge Imperial Consolidated investment fraud prosecution. She has led teams on very high cost fraud cases and defended clients in actions brought by the European Commission’s anti-fraud body OLAF over alleged improper use of EU funds.