Cindy Dorrington > Bivonas Law LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bivonas Law LLP
24 Cornhill
London
EC3V 3ND
England

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Cindy specialises in regulatory investigations and enforcement, white-collar and business crime.

Cindy is an experienced practitioner who advises on a wide range of white collar crime and financial services regulatory matters. She has acted for both individuals and companies in investigations and proceedings brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the National Crime Agency (NCA), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and other prosecuting bodies.

Cindy specialises in the areas of financial services regulation and enforcement, complex financial frauds, money laundering, bribery and corruption offences, direct and indirect tax evasion and fraudulent trading. She also advises and represents individuals and third parties in proceedings relating to restraint orders, receiverships orders and cash seizures.

Memberships

Cindy is a member of the Fraud Lawyers Association, International Bar Association and Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.

Education

University of Natal (Durban) South Africa, BSc; South Bank University, CPE; London Guildhall University, LPC.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

(Leading individuals)

Cindy DorringtonBivonas Law LLP

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)

(Leading individuals)

Cindy DorringtonBivonas Law LLP

Boutique white-collar firm Bivonas Law LLP has a successful record across criminal fraud representations, successfully defending directors, public officials, and high net-worth individuals throughout complex cases brought by UK and international bodies, encompassing initial investigations, criminal confiscation proceedings, and trial, with all senior team members offering significant litigation experience. While independent, the firm maintains a significant international referral network, and has handled cases in jurisdictions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and most notably Russia, and has represented public sector officials internationally. The team is headed up by highly experienced senior partner Antony Brown , who has handled several of the firm’s high-profile multijurisdictional cases, Cindy Dorrington , a ‘master of the subject matter‘ across fraud, corruption, and financial services regulatory proceedings, and ‘seasoned proSteve Sharp. Roland Ellis  is a key name for complex fraud proceedings, and George Kampanella specialises in criminal fraud and financial crime prosecutions brought the SFO, FCA, and HMRC, among others.

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

Bivonas Law LLP utilises its boutique structure to provide a partner-led service to corporates and public entities facing high-stakes corporate crime and regulatory proceedings, representing companies facing SFO and FCA investigations as well as handling cross-border and international cases before regulatory and enforcement agencies and carrying significantly reputational risk. The team offers key litigation expertise as well as knowledge of civil proceedings, allowing them to handle parallel proceedings, as well as working closely with counsel at the trial stage of criminal cases. The firm is headed by senior partner Antony Brown, the ‘exceptional’ Cindy Dorrington who has strong expertise in corporate corruption cases, and Steve Sharp, who has advised clients on criminal and regulatory proceedings brought by all key UK regulators.