Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QCLONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
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Amanda Pinto QC
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Expert in corporate crime, international financial crime, art loss and cases raising intricate cross-border questions, Amanda is instructed in the most high-profile cases in the field, in particular, fraud, regulatory and corruption cases & related High Court actions including judicial review. Her great skill is assimilating and simplifying complicated material. She is regularly instructed to defend /prosecute Proceeds of Crime matters. For the SFO she successfully prosecuted a $600 million investment fraud by hedge funds using derivatives. Recent experience includes: fraud using sustainable ‘green’ investments; forgery of documents by a lawyer; false financial reports to the market; trans-national corporate corruption by plc; defending the UK administrator of a global, £multi-million share-selling fraud; challenging search warrant applications; multi-jurisdictional, insider dealing involving foreign stock exchanges and Cypriot companies; a solicitor and client prosecuted for art crime, money-laundering, allegations of perverting the course of justice and perjury.
Co-author Corporate Criminal Liability by Pinto and Evans (3rd Edition - Sweet & Maxwell); Contributing Author to Blackstone’s Criminal Practice on corporate criminal liability.
Chair of the International Committee of the Bar Council 2015-; UK representative on the Council of the International Criminal Bar 2009-; Bencher Middle Temple; Trustee of the Tate Members Council and the Slynn Foundation.
Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)
Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks
Amanda Pinto QC - 33 Chancery Lane ‘She balances hard work with a focus on the details of the case.’
Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture)
Within: Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture) – Leading silks
Amanda Pinto QC - 33 Chancery Lane ‘Her engaging courtroom manner appeals to judges and juries.’
Within: Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture)
33 Chancery Lane is ‘very strong in the POCA arena’ and ‘solicitors are guaranteed the highest quality of representation, whoever they instruct’. Amanda Pinto QC is acting for the Metropolitan Police in proceedings regarding assets seized from the Adams Family organised crime group.