In-house lawyers and general counsel take note: will your communications be privileged?
Louise and Caroline give an introduction in exploring the issues surrounding witness interviews, before considering the practices that can be adopted when conducting interviews and highlight some of the benefits and risks of these different approaches.
The chapter then considers the preparation and formalities that may be required for witness interviews in the United Kingdom, and identifies particular complexities that can arise in global investigations when multiple jurisdictions are involved.
Louise Hodges is head of the criminal litigation team at Kingsley Napley and leads Kingsley Napley LLP’s cross practice financial services team and internal investigations team. She advises both individuals and companies caught up in FCA enforcement investigations and proceedings.
Caroline Day is a Partner in our Criminal Litigation team. Caroline specialises in complex fraud and financial crime. She acts in cases of serious fraud, money laundering, corruption and cartels and has advised individuals and companies subject of investigations and prosecutions by various agencies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) (formerly the OFT).
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