Áine is an associate in the criminal litigation team and acts on a wide range of white collar and general criminal cases. Her expertise includes matters relating to bribery, corruption, internal investigations and serious fraud and she is a key member of the firm’s corruption team. She acts for and advises suspects and witnesses in respect of investigations brought by the SFO, CMA and DoJ in relation to bribery and corruption and cartel investigations. She was part of the team working on the LIBOR II trial which involved allegations of a conspiracy to manipulate the LIBOR rate in which the client was acquitted after a trial lasting nearly 4 months. She is acting in GSK and other high profile overseas corruption investigations.
Áine has a particular interest in the international dimension of criminal cases and advises individuals in respect of extradition requests. She is also experienced in acting for individuals in internal investigations with a focus on legal professional privilege in criminal investigations, regularly commentating on the topic. Prior to joining Kingsley Napley. Áine was a research assistant in the Law Commission’s criminal law team, where she worked primarily on reform of the law on contempt of court.