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Caroline Day

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Kingsley Napley LLP

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Criminal litigation.


Caroline has significant experience in complex fraud and business crime litigation. She has acted in cases of serious fraud, money laundering, corruption and cartels, and has advised companies and individuals subject of investigations and prosecutions by various agencies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (formally the Financial Services Agency (FSA)), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). She has a particular interest in cases with an international dimension, and cross-border investigations and prosecutions. Her experience includes requests for mutual legal assistance and extradition. Caroline advises in corporate internal investigations. Her expertise extends to advising corporates as to their potential liabilities, obligations and legal remedies arising from investigations, and to representing individual’s subject of such investigations. She has recently conducted an internal investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct, and prior to that she conducted an investigation on behalf of a corporate in connection with allegations of cross-border corruption. She has also represented individuals who are the subject of internal investigation interviews. Caroline’s financial services experience has included advising in the Libor and FX investigations. In addition, she has represented clients in relation to allegations of market abuse or market misconduct. Caroline’s extensive criminal litigation experience has covered the full spectrum of criminal offences. She also represents members of the Chief Police Officers’ Staff Association.


Trainee solicitor Campbell Chambers Solicitors 2003-05; solicitor Ronald Fletcher Baker Solicitors 2005-08; Kingsley Napley LLP 2008; associate 2010; partner 2013 to date. Publications of note: regular contributor to Solicitors Journal 2010-12.


Law Society; European Criminal Bar Association; London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; Extradition Lawyers Association; Fraud Lawyers Association.


University of Kent, Canterbury (2002 LLB Hons 2(1)); College of Law (LPC Distinction).

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Next Generation Partners

Caroline Day - Kingsley Napley LLP

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Kingsley Napley LLP is adept at handling cross border, multi-jurisdictional cases, including allegations of bribery and corruption, tax fraud, false accounting, commodities and currency fraud, bank fraud, insider dealing, money laundering, cartels, index and benchmark manipulation, financial services litigation and financial sanctions breaches. It deals with investigations and prosecutions by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, CMA, DOJ, FBI and SEC. Co-head of team Louise Hodges specialises in financial crime. Jonathan Grimes, who also heads the team, focuses on financial services crime. Stephen Parkinson is a white-collar specialist who acts for individuals and corporates. Caroline Day and Rebecca Niblock are also recommended. Nicola Finnerty joined as partner from the independent monitoring board at HMP Pentonville, having previously worked at Corker Binning. Alun Milford joined as partner from the SFO, where he was general counsel. Eve Giles left the firm for Allen & Overy LLP. Johanna Walsh left the firm for Mishcon de Reya LLP.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Kingsley Napley LLP acts for clients on internal, criminal and regulatory investigations. In addition to extensive experience advising on matters such as fraud, bribery, corruption, money laundering and financial crime, the firm also regularly counsels clients on matters of reputation and crisis management. The team, which is co-led by Louise Hodges and Caroline Day, has seen some change in the last few years at partner level.  Nicola Finnerty joined as a partner from the independent monitoring board at HMP Pentonville, while Alun Milford joined as partner from the SFO. However, Eve Giles left the firm for Allen & Overy LLP and Johanna Walsh leftfor Mishcon de Reya LLP.

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