• White Collar Crime and Compliance 
    • Advising and coordinating the global strategy and investigation on behalf of the investment arm of a government into complex and sophisticated corruption and financial crime in multiple jurisdictions.
    • Advising and coordinating the defence strategy for a state owned company and its directors facing overseas criminal charges.
    •  Successfully advising and representing senior directors in multiple SFO and multi-agency investigations and prosecutions.
    •  Conducting internal investigations for firms to manage employee and revenue risks. 
    • Advising financial services firms on money laundering regulations compliance.
    • Providing anti-bribery and corruption training and advice to multi-jurisdictional firms. 

    Financial Services 

    • Advising an overseas Regulator in an investigation into complex financial crime.
    • Successfully representing and advising C-suite directors in FCA and U.S cross-border investigations into different asset classes within the broker market.
    • Representing high frequency trading firm and its directors in an overseas prosecution of events leading to a “flash crash”.
    • Advising regulated firms on their regulatory notification and anti-money laundering obligations.
    • Advising and supporting FCA regulated firm in relation to regulatory concerns raised by the Supervision team of the FCA.
    • Representing a Middle Eastern private equity firm in an internal investigation including conducting a criminal and regulatory risk analysis and advising on press strategy and remedial action in the UAE.
    • Representing an energy investment and development firm in relation to an investigation by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) into possible breaches of UAE laws and DFSA regulations.
    • Advising a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund on securities reporting and compliance and conduct matters relating to management of its investments.
    • Advising a Middle Eastern bank on its conduct of an internal investigation in relation to misconduct and abuse of controls by senior employee.
    • University of Hertfordshire, LLB Honours 2:1, 1997
    • Barrister, England and Wales
    • Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
    • Dechert: Too Early To Tell If Market Manipulation Is Up – Bloomberg Daybreak Europe, London (May 15, 2020)
    • Recent litigation developments in the ever-growing fields of corruption and bribery – 10th World Litigation Forum, Dubai (January 27-28, 2020)
    • Navigating the cooperation demands of the SFO and DOJ in cross-border internal investigations – Lexology Webinar, London (January 9, 2020)
    • Impact of recent U.S. sanctions on Russian oligarchs and top government officials, how to detect corruption and money laundering techniques used by PEPS,  and U.S. and UK investigations on financial institutions – Academy & Finance's Russian PEPS and Oligarchs Seminar, Zurich and Geneva (June 19-20, 2018)
    • SMCR Question Time – London (January 23, 2018)
    • Privilege – Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit 2017, London (July 3, 2017)
    • The interplay between sentencing, confiscation and forfeiture; including discussion of DPAs – 33 Chancery Lane Business Crime Conference, London (October 20, 2016)