Karl is an Associate in the Business Crime department and acts on behalf of individuals and corporates across a broad range of fraud, white-collar crime and regulatory matters
Karl was called to the Bar in 2011 and practised at the Independent Bar until joining the firm in July 2019. During his time in independent practice, Karl specialised in the areas of business crime and associated civil fraud and regulatory work. His experience also extended to extradition and private prosecutions.
During his time at the Independent Bar, Karl was instructed on a broad range of business crime matters including the FCA’s global FX investigation and as junior counsel to a Barclay’s derivatives trader charged with conspiracy to manipulate LIBOR. He has been involved in cases, both for and against, the SFO, the NCA, HMRC and various local authorities. He also spent ten months seconded to the Global Investigations team of an international investment bank where he advised on whistleblowing, internal investigations and regulatory compliance. His experience extends to off-shore civil fraud litigation (Jersey) and cross-jurisdictional matters involving the SEC, DOJ, BaFin and OFAC. Karl was also regularly instructed in confiscation, civil asset recovery and related enforcement and account freezing proceedings.
Prior to his career at the UK Bar, Karl held various legal roles in the UK, the Middle-East and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
To contact Karl please call:
+44 (0)20 7822 7740