Harriet has significant experience advising on corporate criminal and financial regulation, including money laundering and sanctions legislation, supply chain compliance, trade and export control and foreign investment issues.  She undertakes highly confidential internal investigations and remediation projects, as well as representing clients before regulators and enforcement agencies such as the Financial Conduct Authority and the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation. Increasingly, Harriet works with clients who want to future proof compliance systems, providing boards and senior management with clear visibility and assurance around levels of regulatory risk.

Harriet is passionate about the power of emerging technologies to change our world for the better, with particular experience in liability, risk, and governance issues arising out of the cutting edge of fintech and digital assets, including DLT (distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain), AI implementations, payments, cryptoassets, digital currencies, alternative finance arrangements, and consumer facing products.

Harriet's recent experience includes:

  • Advising a major global brand on its business wind-down and subsequent departure from the Russian market; *
  • Conducting a compliance assurance review for the board of a global oil and gas services company; *
  • Advising an FCA-regulated firm on its risk, compliance and overarching reporting framework for dealings in cryptoassets. *

* experience prior to joining Addleshaw Goddard

  • University of Southampton: LLB, 1995
  • King's College: PG Dip (with distinction)
  • The In-House Lawyer Autumn 2022 Self-reporting: what are the considerations (to be published in Nov 2022)