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Shamsun joined the Kingsley Napley Criminal Litigation department in 2007, having completed her training with the highly regarded general crime firm Claude Hornby & Cox.
Shamsun has expertise across the entire field of criminal matters, ranging from fare evasion to murder. Whilst at Kingsley Napley, Shamsun has been involved in high profile criminal prosecutions and has successfully represented at trial sports stars, senior officers of the Metropolitan Police and professionals. Reputation management is an integral part of Shamsun’s practice and she is experienced in keeping high profile matters out of the media.
Shamsun also advises clients facing investigation and prosecution by H.M. Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), and has expertise in international corruption and bribery matters. She has represented directors of companies charged with breaches of sanctions and has particular experience in serious fraud and corruption.
As an experienced police station representative, Shamsun consistently achieves successful early outcomes for clients. She has been described as tenacious and diligent and is willing to advise clients at any stage in proceedings.
Additionally, Shamsun has represented individuals during initial investigation by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and is experienced in conducting internal company investigations. She also advises clients appearing before Parliamentary Select Committees.
- R v C – footballer acquitted of Assault.
- R v Davenport – footballer acquitted of Actual Bodily Harm.
- R v A – surgeon acquitted of rape.
- R v A – solicitor acquitted of Grievous Bodily Harm.
- R v V – city professional acquitted of Grievous Bodily Harm.
What clients have said
“I can never thank you enough for your wisdom, patience and kindness in helping me through these difficult months.”
“I will never forget what you have done for me.”
“To have such brilliant people like you to defend me has meant more to me than I can ever express, you have made the unbearable bearable…”
- The Law Society
- Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA) - Committee member
- London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association - (LCCSA)
- Society of Asian Lawyers
Publications and Comment
- Contributor to "Kingsley Napley: Serious Fraud, Investigation and Trial", May 2009.
- Lexis Nexis re Riots and the Criminal Justice System.
- Lexis Nexis re Stay of Proceedings for Abuse of Process in Historical Sexual Abuse.