Profile submitted by Lisa Freeman
Specialises in all aspects of the law relating to financial wrong doing: Fraud, bribery and corruption; Whistleblowing; Civil recovery and property freezing orders; Criminal confiscation, restraint and receiverships; Anti money laundering advice and statutory reporting; Private prosecutions and corporate investigations; and Insolvency and company investigations.
Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.
Acts for prosecuting authorities (SFO, FCA, CPS, UKBA), companies, court appointed receivers, defendants and third parties. Appears in the Court of Appeal, High Court (Administrative Court, Companies Court, Chancery Division) and Crown Court. Examples of work: (1) Instructed by the UK government in three applications pending before the European Court of Human Rights concerning criminal confiscation and Article 6 / A1P1; (2) Instructed by an Alleged Offender in restraint proceedings arising from an alleged £1 billion multi jurisdictional dividend-tax trading fraud; and (3) Advising multinational PLC (transport/power sector) in Paris on compliance with UK Bribery Act 2010.
Regularly delivers lectures at conferences and webinars: UK representative for United Nations anti money laundering workshop in Turkmenistan (2014); Delivering lecture on enforcement of confiscation orders within the European Union for the Bar European Group in Iceland; and UK representative for European Union project for justice reform and legislative amendments to forfeit the proceeds of crime in Ukraine (2015/2016).