Elena, an associate in the team, who has specialist knowledge in bothf services enforcement and investigations involving allegations of fraud, bribery and money laundering. Elena is a barrister and spent six years at the Criminal Bar specialising in Criminal and Regulatory law before joining Pinsent Masons LLP in 2015. Elena has significant experience in compliance advisory work as well as large scale, multi-jurisdictional and multi-witness investigations, including section 166 FSMA reports, into regulated firms’ compliance with regulatory standards.
Whilst practising at the criminal bar, Elena prosecuted and defended criminal and regulatory matters in the Crown Courts and before a range of regulators. Elena was also instructed on a highly confidential, multi - jurisdictional financial regulatory investigation involving complex issues of corporate governance, risk management and anti-Money Laundering. Elena has been instructed on the full spectrum of cases including fraud, sexual offences, GBH and murder.