International Criminal Law Quarterly Round-Up: Q1 2022
Emily frequently represents clients in relation to financial and business crime investigations, including those facing allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, tax evasion, false accounting, insider dealing, market abuse and money laundering. She has experience of investigations by a wide range of domestic and overseas agencies, including the Metropolitan Police Service, Serious Fraud Office (SFO), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), National Trading Standards and the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
Emily also acts for corporate clients 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. In addition, Emily represents individuals caught up in internal investigations by their employers.
Emily has a particular interest and expertise in international crime and extradition.
Before joining Kingsley Napley, Emily was part of the Standby Defence Team for Radovan Karadžić at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. At Kingsley Napley, Emily has worked on one of the very few universal jurisdiction cases brought in England and Wales, successfully defending an overseas individual charged with torture. Emily frequently writes and has given talks on the topic of universal jurisdiction and more generally on international criminal issues.
Emily has also advised clients on a number of investigations with cross border and international elements and acts for individuals facing extradition proceedings or the publication of INTERPOL red notices. Her current cases include a number of cross border investigations into alleged bribery and corruption.
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, possession or making of indecent images, 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."
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