Barrister Jennifer Carter-Manning

Jennifer Carter-Manning

Year of call: 1999  

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“Very bright, excellent to work with, clear in her advice, extremely reliable and practical in looking for solutions.”

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Overview


Recognised as a first class lawyer and persuasive advocate, Jennifer has a substantial practice in predominantly criminal cases in the UK and Isle of Man. She undertakes work concerning organised crime, confiscation, fraud, international corruption and money laundering. She advises private clients in respect of their money laundering obligations, and is a sought after speaker on compliance, bribery and corruption issues. Jennifer represented the Serious Fraud Office in the recent approval of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Rolls Royce Plc.

Jennifer is briefed on complex security and disclosure issues and legal professional privilege.   She was junior counsel for the Prosecution in a media appeal against reporting restrictions over a criminal trial held in secret in 2014 (The Guardian etc v Incedal [2016] EWCA Crim 11) and represented the Metropolitan Police in the High Court in relation to minors suspected of wishing to travel to Syria to join IS.   (Tower Hamlets LBC v M & others [2015] EWHC 869)

She is currently instructed by the CPS to advise in relation to the Hillsborough investigations. She also undertakes regulatory work and disciplinary proceedings.

Jennifer is an Attorney-General’s Special Advocate, authorised to undertake advocacy in closed proceedings.

Complex Fraud Crime Offshore & International

Complex Fraud


Recognised by Chambers and Partners, Jennifer is a highly experienced complex fraud practitioner. She has practiced in the UK, Jersey and the Isle of Man, and specialises in very large investigations and trials.

Chambers and Partners describe her as “a really tenacious advocate who really fights her corner.”

She prosecutes and defends, and has considerable experience of mutual legal assistance, civil recovery, asset forfeiture and restraint. Jennifer has represented the Serious Fraud Office in the recent approval of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Rolls Royce Plc.

In addition to trial work, Jennifer is a sought after adviser and trainer for compliance and legal professionals, in particular in the fields of Bribery, Corruption and Money Laundering.

Jennifer’s recent article on bribery and deferred prosecution agreements can be found here.

Complex Fraud Cases


  • SFO v Rolls Royce  – approval of the third, and largest Deferred Prosecution Agreement. https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/judgments/serious-fraud-office-v-rolls-royce/ 
  • AAG v Harding: Successful defence of the Isle of Man’s Attorney General on charges of perjury and perversion of the course of justice.
    • R v Rodley, Willis, Silver, Dennett and Corbett: Successful prosecution of an £8 million boiler room fraud at Southwark Crown Court.
    • AG v Holt: Privy Council appeal by a Manx Advocate convicted of money laundering.
  • R v Rodley, Willis, Silver, Dennett and Corbett: Successful prosecution of an £8 million boiler room fraud at Southwark Crown Court.
  • AG v Holt: Privy Council appeal by a Manx Advocate convicted of money laundering.
  • R v Namatulo: Defence of an accountant charged with conspiracy to defraud.

Crime


Jennifer’s professional background is in substantial criminal cases and linked proceedings.  She was junior counsel for the Prosecution in a media appeal against reporting restrictions over a criminal trial held in secret in 2014 (The Guardian etc v Incedal [2016] EWCA Crim 11)

She has a particular expertise in cases involving fraud and money laundering, and in their ancillary confiscation, forfeiture and restraint proceedings. She prosecutes and defends. She undertakes work as independent counsel on searches, and advises on legal professional privilege generally.

She is currently instructed to advise the Crown Prosecution Service in relation to the Hillsborough investigations.

Memberships


  • Criminal Bar Association

Offshore & International


Recognised by Chambers and Partners in London, Jennifer also has a substantial advocacy and advisory practice in the Isle of Man. She advises on all aspects of criminal and financial regulation, and has appeared in Courts of all levels on the Island.

Jennifer has worked in the Isle of Man since 2008, and she has been involved in several of the Island’s largest money laundering investigations and prosecutions. She most recently successfully defended the Attorney General on charges of perjury and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Jennifer is a sought-after speaker and trainer, on compliance issues on the Island, as well as criminal cases of money laundering, fraud, bribery and corruption. In addition to work in the Isle of Man, Jennifer has also practiced in Jersey, instructed by the Attorney General on a bribery investigation.

Offshore & International Cases


  • AG v Baines & Baines: Prosecution of trustee for laundering $220 million.
  • AG v Baines, Baines & Holt: Prosecution for theft and money laundering.
  • Holt v AG: Privy Council: Advocate’s conviction for money laundering overturned.
  • AAG v Stephen Harding: Successful defence on charges of perjury and perversion of the course of justice.
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