Jennifer has a substantial practice in financial crime and regulation. Her cases involve allegations of bribery, fraud, and money laundering. She has particular experience of Deferred Prosecution Agreements, having advised the Serious Fraud Office in relation to Rolls Royce, and Serco Geografix in relation to their agreement with the SFO.
She is increasingly sought after, in the UK and the Isle of Man, to advise and represent companies facing investigation by the SFO and FCA, or conducting their own internal investigations. She has considerable knowledge and experience of advising on corporate criminal liability, and of advising when and how to engage with the SFO or FCA.
Jennifer’s professional background is in Crown Court criminal trials, and she has significant experience of cross border cooperation and investigations.
She is ranked as a leading junior by Legal 500 in “Business & Regulatory Crime, including global investigations”, and by Chambers & Partners in “Financial Crime”.
Recognised by Chambers & Partners, Jennifer is a highly experienced 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 “An excellent advocate who is very diligent.” “She’s very intelligent and is careful to ensure that those who are instructing her understand the law and the way it’s applied in a case.”
She prosecutes and defends, and has considerable experience of mutual legal assistance. Jennifer represented the Serious Fraud Office in the approval of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Rolls Royce Plc. More recently, she represented Serco Group in the approval of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement between the SFO and Serco Geografix.
In addition to trial work, Jennifer is increasingly sought after by corporates facing investigation by the FCA and SFO, or conducting their own internal investigations.
Jennifer’s work has been partly in the Isle of Man since 2006. She has appeared in the Manx courts on behalf of the Attorney General and individuals. She advises corporates and individuals on the Island on a range of areas: Anti-money laundering, confiscation, international cooperation, bribery and corruption. She is instructed to assist Manx advocates and their clients with internal investigations. She is a sought after speaker and trainer on anti-money laundering, bribery and corruption.
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