Annabel Kerley

Partner, Head of Fraud and Financial Crime,
Evelyn Partners
Chapter Secretary

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Annabel has extensive experience in leading international criminal investigations into matters involving fraud, bribery and corruption, insider dealing and misleading statements. Annabel also has significant experience in private prosecutions and is Chair of the Private Prosecutors’ Association.

Earlier in her career, and at the height of the Financial Crisis, Annabel was with the Financial Conduct Authority, where she spent five years in the Retail and Wholesale Enforcement Divisions leading regulatory investigations into market abuse, UKLA Listing Rule contraventions and MCOB breaches, and criminal investigations into insider dealing and misleading statements.

Annabel has also been seconded to the Serious Fraud Office, where she investigated a large-scale mortgage fraud and a complex, international Ponzi scheme.

Annabel is a Chartered Accountant and has completed the Graduate Diploma in Law.

Key Skills
Leading large, complex and sensitive criminal investigations
Conducting investigations in line with the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and criminal procedure rules
Investigative interviewing – witness/suspect, voluntary/compelled/PACE
Drafting witness statements and expert reports for use in criminal and civil court proceedings
Working with police, regulators and government agencies (FCA, SFO, CoLP and HMRC)
Trained premises search Team Leader and Exhibits Officer

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Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Antitrust
  • Asset Forfeiture/Restitution
  • Computer Forensics
  • Corporate Crime
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Investigations
  • Insider Trading
  • Internal Investigations
  • Monitorship Experience
  • White Collar Crime

Law or Graduate School Name

  • Somerville College, University of Oxford