Specialises in domestic and international fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering; international mutual legal assistance; compliance issues; proceeds of crime and tracing; civil and criminal asset recovery; business crime and international regulatory work. Acts for a wide range of prominent defence and prosecution clients, companies and individuals, including prosecuting authorities, regulatory agencies and police forces, foreign governments and receivers in all courts. Cases include issues of restraint and freezing, receivership, confiscation, significant cash seizure and asset forfeiture, and major fraud, money laundering and business crime trials. Often instructed because of her ability to advise and represent throughout the lifespan of a case from the very outset by defending or prosecuting pre-charge/pre-action restraint and freezing proceedings, appearing in contested hearings and trials, then dealing with confiscation issues and linked asset/civil recovery proceedings at the conclusion. Advises agencies on nationwide policy issues and frequently lectures in her areas of practice.
Committee member of Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association; Vice-President of Association of Women Barristers; Vice-Chair of Bar Council's Equality & Diversity Committee; Member of Bar Council International Committee and South Eastern Circuit Bar Mess Committee; Criminal Bar Association.
Year of Call: 1998.