Expertise 

Amy is a Managing Associate in Addleshaw Goddard's Global Investigations and Corporate Crime team.  

Amy's practice focuses on advising corporates and financial institutions in criminal and regulatory investigations including those involving bribery and corruption, money laundering and fraud.  She also advises clients on the design and implementation of appropriate compliance procedures.  Amy has represented clients in domestic and cross-border investigations and is experienced in dealing with the UK Serious Fraud Office, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the US Department of Justice and other overseas regulatory and prosecutorial authorities and agencies.  She has a background in civil litigation, particularly civil fraud.

Amy joined Addleshaw Goddard from Slaughter and May in June 2018.  

Experience
  • Rolls-Royce on investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption in overseas markets undertaken by the UK SFO, US DoJ and the Brazilian MPF which resulted in deferred prosecution agreements in the UK and US and a leniency agreement in Brazil.  The UK deferred prosecution agreement is the largest concluded in the UK to date and involved achieving simultaneous resolution of the UK, US and Brazil investigations.
  • A FTSE 100 financial institution in relation to FCA investigations into the adequacy of the firm's financial crime controls.  
  • National Westminster Bank Plc in its successful defence of claims in the High Court relating to a Ponzi scheme fraud which included allegations of dishonest assistance, deceit, conspiracy, unjust enrichment and negligence.
  • Nigerian bank, Access Bank Plc, in successfully achieving judgment in the High Court for over £800 million against the bank's former managing director in claims involving an illegal share support scheme and misappropriation of the bank's funds.
  • Seconded to the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2013
Year qualified
  • 2009
Education
  • University of Birmingham – BA Joint Honours in English and History (2005)
  • University of Law – Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course (2006 / 2007)