EXPERTISE

Rebecca is a legal director in our Global Investigations team in London.  She has over 10 years' experience of advising on contentious matters including regulatory and criminal investigations and associated risk management. Her matters frequently involve coordinating actions across multiple enforcement authorities and jurisdictions and she has experience representing clients in enforcement action by regulators and governmental authorities across Europe, Asia and the US. Rebecca has a particular interest in the interaction between new technologies and existing laws and has recently advised a number of technology and FinTech clients on legal risks arising from their businesses. Rebecca is also an experienced litigator with a track record of advising clients on "bet the bank" commercial and employment disputes, in particular those in which there have been allegations of fraud or other criminal conduct. Rebecca has practiced in both London and Hong Kong and has spent time on secondment to the regulatory enforcement and litigation teams of major investment banks in both London and Hong Kong. 

Experience
  • Advising clients in the financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and hotel sectors on their responses to allegations of corrupt behaviour. Conducting confidential internal investigations in the PRC and Central Asia and advising on associated US enforcement action 
  • Advising clients in the technology, media, payments, financial services and asset management sectors on the criminal and regulatory risks of their operations in Hong Kong 
  • Advising a major investment bank on a multi-jurisdictional regulatory and criminal investigation into the manipulation of financial benchmarks  
  • Advising on Deutsche Bank AG in its long-running dispute with Sebastian Holdings Inc in the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal
  • Advising a UK listed PLC on a whistleblowing claim brought by a former board member and on associated contractual claims in both the employment tribunal and the high court 
  • Advising a global investment bank on its response to an FCA investigation into alleged breaches of the CASS rules
Education
  • University of Cambridge, BA Oriental Studies, 2006
  • BPP Law School, GDL, 2007
  • BPP Law School, LPC, 2008
Languages
  • Mandarin – Fluent
  • French – Good command
  • Spanish – Good command