Lucy Kerr > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Regulatory and While Collar Crime


Lucy Kerr is part of the Regulatory Group and advises clients on contentious financial services regulatory matters, as well as commercial disputes.

Lucy has extensive experience of defending financial services firms in relation to regulatory enforcement actions, as well as acting for clients in relation to wider banking and private equity disputes.


Training contract at SJ Berwin 2010 – 2012, qualified in 2012, Associate at SJ Berwin (which became King & Wood Mallesons in 2013) between 2012 – 2017, joined RPC in 2017 and became a Senior Associate in 2018.


Financial Services Lawyers Association


University of Oxford, BPP Law School

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

(Rising stars)

Lucy KerrRPC

London > Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)

(Rising stars)

Lucy Kerr  – RPC

With a strong focus on high-value, complex global investigations, both internal and external, RPC is a strong choice for international clients facing regulatory scrutiny and criminal prosecutions, able to offer expertise across corporate crime and regulatory issues relating to bribery, corruption, trade and export controls, and sanctions, among others. The team is led by ‘savvy operatorSam Tate, who has handled cases brought by the SFO, US DOJ, and FCA, including negotiating two major DPAs, and is able to draw upon the firm’s tax and corporate governance expertise across a variety of sectors. A former HMRC official, Adam Craggs specialises in criminal tax investigations, and Michelle Sloane is a key name for financial crime litigation. At senior associate level, the ‘hardworkingLucy Kerr regularly represents major corporates in financial crime and regulatory investigations, including playing a leading role in DPA negotiations, while Kate Langley has worked as an independent reviewer of DPA compliance alongside advising a number of high-profile clients on regulatory audits, and Alice Kemp, a qualified barrister also admitted in New Zealand, has prosecuted and defended financial crime cases brought by the SFO, as well as handling asset seizure and account freezing orders.