Partner | London
Secretary Danielle Bye
Natalie is a partner in the white collar defence and investigations team.Natalie advises both corporations and individuals facing scrutiny by regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies as prosecutors increasingly place corporates, business owners and executives in the cross hairs. She regularly leads complex global corporate investigations and advises on reporting issues that arise for listed and privately held companies.
She is an experienced trial lawyer, having been in independent practice at the Criminal Bar prior to entering private practice, and is well placed to advise throughout the lifespan of a matter from pre-investigation to prosecution. Natalie brings bring deep experience devising reputational defence strategies that minimise exposure and potential risks, both pre-emptively and responsively, enabling her to counsel clients in respect of the substantive issues, whilst seeking to mitigate reputation threats.
Co-counsel have described Natalie as "really impressive", “experienced in sensitive work" and “an expert at avoiding risks to the client".
Natalie has been consistently recognised in the leading legal directories including the Legal 500, in both the Risk Advisory and Corporate Crime and Regulatory Investigations categories, where she has been noted for her "significant knowledge of cross-border investigations and managing global investigations". In 2017, Natalie featured as a rising star in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2017, an annual report recognising “the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers from in-house, private practice and the Bar”, where she was one of only six non-partners in private practice included in the index. Natalie appears in the Citywealth "Leaders List" as well as winning the "Reputation Lawyer of the Year" award in 2016.