Charlotte has experience advising individual and corporate clients across a broad range of practice areas, including criminal fraud, SFO investigations, private prosecutions, INTERPOL and extradition matters, internal investigations, bribery offences and general crime. She often advises clients facing actions brought by UK and overseas enforcement agencies, including the UK’s Serious Fraud Office , Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs and the US Department of Justice.
Charlotte regularly acts on behalf of individuals and corporations across a broad range of white-collar crime, fraud and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Charlotte trained and qualified at an international law firm, where she advised clients in the financial services industry in relation to regulatory enquiries and investigations brought by the FCA, NCA and HMRC. During this time, Charlotte was seconded to Serco Group plc and was responsible for overseeing their global Anti-Bribery and Corruption programme, as well as delivering training and advising the business on modern slavery and GDPR compliance.
Charlotte also has experience in advising on non-contentious risk and compliance matters for regulated financial services clients.
Her recent cases include:
Securing the acquittal of the former director of Serco Geografix Ltd charged with offences of fraud, in a prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office.
Acting for the victims of a sophisticated cross-border investment fraud.
Acting for a trader under investigation by the DOJ and CFTC in relation to allegations of misconduct and securities offences.
Bringing a private prosecution on behalf of a UK corporate defrauded by a former employee.
Providing internal investigations and compliance advice to an international law firm.