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Emily frequently represents clients in relation to financial and business crime investigations, including in relation to allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, insider dealing, market abuse and money laundering. Her cases have included complex overseas bribery and corruption investigations by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) into suspected tax evasion, and an insider dealing investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Emily has a particular interest and expertise in international crime (in particular, universal jurisdiction) and extradition, having been part of the Standby Defence Team for Radovan Karadžić at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, prior to joining Kingsley Napley. Emily has advised clients on a number of investigations with cross border and international elements and acts for individuals facing extradition or the publication of INTERPOL red notices. Her current cases include a number of cross border investigations into alleged bribery and corruption.
Emily also acts for companies and organisations, conducting internal investigations into allegations of misconduct, including fraud, data protection breaches and human rights breaches. Her experience spans a number of sectors, including professional services, financial services and non-profit.
Emily advises clients under investigation by the police and other prosecuting authorities, from arrest and interviews under caution in the police station through to trial. Her experience includes defending clients accused of sexual offences, assault, theft and controlling and coercive behaviour.
In particular, Emily specialises in assisting individuals who are at risk of reputational damage due to falling victim to "sextortion" or blackmail. In doing so, she frequently works with Kingsley Napley’s reputation management team, to ensure that her clients achieve a result which avoids adverse publicity and reputational damage.
"I am very happy with the result and I consider you to be very good at what you do, the way you face problems and the updates you regularly provide."
One of Emily's clients
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