Lisa Freeman > Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC
Furnival Chambers
32 FURNIVAL STREET
LONDON
EC4A 1JQ
England

Work Department

Specialises in all aspects of the law relating to financial wrong doing: Fraud, bribery and corruption; Whistleblowing; Civil recovery and property freezing orders; Criminal confiscation, restraint and receiverships; Anti-money laundering advice and statutory reporting; Private prosecutions and corporate investigations; and Insolvency and company investigations.

Position

Acts for prosecution authorities (SFO, FCA, CPS, UKBA), companies, court appointed receivers, defendants and third parties. Appears in the Court of Appeal, High Court (Administrative Court, Companies Court, Chancery Division) and Crown Court.

Career

Examples of work:

(1) instructed by the UK government in three applications pending before the European Court of Human Rights concerning criminal confiscation and Article 6 / A1P1;

(2) Instructed by an Alleged Offender in restraint proceedings arising from an alleged £1 billion multi jurisdictional dividend-tax trading fraud; and

(3) Advising multinational PLC (transport/power sector) in Paris on compliance with UK Bribery Act 2010.

Memberships

Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association

Education

LLM in International Human Rights Law (University of Essex, 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Proceeds of crime (POCA) and asset forfeiture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Lisa FreemanFurnival ChambersShe has considerable knowledge and expertise in all POCA-related matters, is extremely intelligent and tactically astute. Lisa is committed to achieving the best result and will take on board client concerns in sensitive confiscation negotiations.