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PwC LLP

1 EMBANKMENT PLACE, LONDON, WC2N 6RH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7212 1616
Fax:
Fax 020 7212 1570
DX:
138213 COVENT GARDEN 2
Web:
www.pwc.co.uk
Alicante, Almaty, Baku, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing and 76 more

Agnes Quashie

Tel:
Work 07764235495
Email:
PwC LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Agnes is a Partner and Head of PwC’s Regulatory and Commercial Disputes team.

Career

Agnes is a Partner and the Head of PwC's Regulatory and Commercial Disputes team. Agnes has over 20 years’ experience leading large, complex investigations involving fraud, corruption, sanctions, asset tracing and asset recovery issues spanning a multiplicity of jurisdictions. She also advises clients on business ethics, governance, risk and compliance issues and policies. Her work regularly includes liaising with government as well as prosecuting and regulatory authorities on behalf of her clients.

Agnes and her team work with clients across a range of sectors including engineering and construction, oil and gas, financial services and pharmaceuticals. As part of this Agnes has worked and continues to work closely with PwC Legal specialists in other jurisdictions such as Europe, the CEE and the Middle East.

Main areas of expertise: anti-bribery and corruption; fraud detection and prevention; sanctions and export controls; advising on compliance with financial crime legislation and policies and procedures; investigations; liaising with regulators; acting for clients in disputes with regulators and prosecuting authorities; compliance and risk management; and dispute resolution.

Agnes is also a leading authority on legal professional privilege having acted for the applicant in one of the UK’s foremost cases on the subject in recent years, which was heard before the Supreme Court in November 2012.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

PwC LLP's 'team is very competent'. The multi-disciplinary practice acted for Beech Holdings in a proof of debt claim and a disputed company guarantee. Agnes Quashie heads the UK regulatory and commercial disputes practice; and Dipti Hunter is 'quick to identify and summarise issues in a way clients can understand'.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

PwC LLP provides ‘excellent quality of service and value for money’. It deals with financial crimes, investigations, criminal defence and compliance engagements. Areas of expertise include investigations by regulatory authorities such as the FCA and SFO; governance, risk and compliance strategies; and identifying breaches of law. Clients include high-net-worth individuals, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), plcs and international conglomerates. Head of team Agnes Quashie is ‘determined to get the best outcome for her clients’. Chris Cartmell is ‘knowledgeable, resourceful and client focused’. Keily Blair is also recommended.

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