Disregarding Convictions – the Turing Law and its limitations
Áine is an associate in the criminal litigation team with experience in a wide range of general and white-collar cases. She provides advice and representation to individuals, including children and young people, from the initial stages of criminal investigations up to trial.
Áine acts for individuals under investigation by the police and CPS who are facing a variety of allegations including assault, sexual offences, serious violence and animal welfare. She is also currently acting for individuals in respect of investigations brought by the SFO, CMA and DoJ in relation to cartel and anti-bribery and corruption investigations. She was part of the team working on the LIBOR II trial which involved allegations of a conspiracy to manipulate the LIBOR rate in which the client was acquitted after a trial lasting nearly 4 months.
Áine has a particular interest in the international dimension of criminal cases and advises individuals in respect of extradition requests. She is also experienced in acting for individuals in internal investigations with a focus on legal professional privilege in criminal investigations and has written a number of articles on the subject.
Áine joined Kingsley Napley in 2014 and completed her training contract with the firm. Prior to joining, Áine was a research assistant in the Law Commission’s criminal law team, where she worked primarily on reform of the law on contempt of court with a focus on jury misconduct.
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