Barrister Jennifer Carter-Manning

Jennifer Carter-Manning

Year of call: 1999  

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“An excellent advocate who is very diligent”

Chambers & Partners 2019

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Overview


Recognised as a first class lawyer and persuasive advocate, Jennifer Carter-Manning 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 bribery and corruption issues. Jennifer represented the Serious Fraud Office in the 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 the 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 was instructed by the CPS to advise the Hillsborough investigations. She also undertakes regulatory work and disciplinary proceedings.

Jennifer is an Attorney-General’s Special Advocate, and undertakes advocacy in closed proceedings.

Financial Crime

Financial Crime


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 “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 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, Deferred Prosecution Agreements and Money Laundering.

Financial Crime 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 Namatulo: Defence of an accountant charged with conspiracy to defraud.
Crime

Crime


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

She was instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service to provide advice to the Hillsborough investigations.

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.

Memberships


  • Criminal Bar Association
Offshore & International

Offshore & International


Recognised by Chambers & Partners in London, Jennifer also has an advocacy and advisory practice in the Isle of Man.   She advised 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 advises corporate entities facing regulatory or criminal investigation, as well as individuals.  

Jennifer is a sought-after speaker and trainer. She has also practiced in Jersey, instructed by the Attorney-General in bribery investigations. 

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.

How to get in touch


For more information please contact us by calling +44 (0) 20 7242 3555 or by emailing her criminal or GLD clerks.
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Privacy Notice


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