Samantha is a skilled lawyer with extensive private practice and in-house experience of handling complex, multi-jurisdictional regulatory and criminal investigations, English and overseas litigation, and related advisory work.
Samantha brings this experience to her role as BCLP’s Principal Knowledge Development Lawyer for the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Practice Group and the White Collar team. Her role includes providing expert legal knowledge, training and thought leadership, as well as promoting particular expertise to existing and potential clients. She also assists the teams with strategy, development and innovation initiatives.
Before joining BCLP, Samantha worked for a number of years in the Financial Services Litigation team at another international law firm, where her experience included acting on a long-running multi-jurisdictional investigation in relation to LIBOR for a well-known bank.
Samantha then moved in-house, serving as Senior Counsel in the Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement team at an international investment bank. Her in-house experience includes taking a lead role in the handling of investigations into allegations of misconduct relating to foreign exchange benchmarks, transaction monitoring in connection with sanctions, and suspicious transactions raising anti-money laundering concerns.
She has experience across the full lifecycle of regulatory and criminal investigations by multiple regulators and prosecutors, from initial discharge of investigations through to outcome and full remediation. She also has experience handling follow-on and related employment and civil litigation in various jurisdictions.