I am a London-based Partner at Pinsent Masons specialising in white-collar crime and investigations. I advise both corporates and individuals facing scrutiny from law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies. I am an experienced trial lawyer, having been in independent practice at the Criminal Bar prior to entering private practice, and well placed to advise throughout the lifespan of a matter from pre-investigation to prosecution. I also bring deep experience devising reputational defence strategies that minimise exposure and potential risks, both pre-emptively and responsively. This enables me to counsel clients in respect of the substantive issues, whilst seeking to mitigate reputation threats.
In my previous role as of counsel at Kobre & Kim, I focused on international disputes and investigations, defending clients in contentious litigation, white-collar crime and investigations, often high-profile and cross-border in nature. Prior to that I served as director of legal at an international reputation and privacy consultancy, where I analysed potential reputational threats and anticipated their potential risks on clients’ behalf.
At the Bar, I was ranked by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leader in my field. In 2016, I won the Citywealth Future Leaders “Reputation Lawyer of the Year” Award. I am also featured in The Lawyer Hot 100 2017, the Citywealth “Leaders List” and Legal 500 for risk advisory and reputation management.
Away from work my free time is spent herding children and cats. In the old world order I enjoyed attending music concerts and festivals. In the the current environment I have to make do with headphones and my garden.