Christine Braamskamp is based in London and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice. A leading lawyer in multi-jurisdictional white collar cases, Ms. Braamskamp has extensive experience with significant and high-profile trials and other court matters, as well as internal investigations. She has represented corporates and senior management individuals facing UK Bribery Act, FCPA and Fraud Act proceedings. She regularly advises on FCA- and FRC-related enforcement actions and offers compliance advice, including relating to sanctions, whistleblowing and anti-bribery and corruption procedures, as well as anti-money laundering advisory work, including advising on suspicious activity reports.
Ms. Braamskamp started her career as a legal aid criminal defence lawyer in the mid-nineties. Formerly a Barrister at the pre-eminent Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC at 3 Raymond Buildings, she is a highly experienced trial lawyer. Ms. Braamskamp regularly represents Dutch nationals who face criminal proceedings in England and Wales and advises on criminal proceedings in the Netherlands. Having practised in the Netherlands, she has extensive experience in the civil law system.
Ms. Braamskamp is regularly recognized for her work and by her peers. She is featured in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2019, an annual report gathering of "the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers from in-house, private practice and the Bar" and Global Investigations Review’s Women in Investigations 2018, which honors 100 investigations professionals from around the world. She is also annually recognized by Chambers and Partners UK and Legal 500 UK. Market commentators for Chambers and Partners 2020 describe her “‘smart and commercial in her outlook,’ adding that she "achieves great results for her clients," as well as praising her as “‘thoughtful and strategic,’ with one adding: ‘She is a fantastic communicator and as a result she achieves things that other people can't achieve.’”