Ms Verity Quaite > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Verity accepts instructions in all areas of crime, both prosecuting and defending.

Verity has represented defendants in the Youth, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts, as well as appearing for prisoners in Parole Board Hearings. She is a Level 2 CPS Panel Advocate and regularly represents HMRC and the Home Office in forfeiture and condemnation proceedings. She has an interest in financial crime and regularly appears in POCA proceedings.

Verity has experience working in-house on secondment to the Ethics & Compliance department of a multi-national corporation, managing and conducting internal investigations into over 40 allegations, including bribery and corruption. Her keen eye for detail, forensic approach, organisation, and diligence mean that she is able to handle paper-heavy briefs with confidence. She has considerable experience, gained whilst a paralegal at Fulcrum Chambers and Slaughter and May of large-scale investigations. She has assisted in the preparation of defences under the Bribery Act for companies facing prosecution by the SFO and has been involved in due diligence and disclosure exercises.

Appointed – Crime Prosecution Service Level 2