Perveen has over 10 years’ experience specialising in serious fraud, criminal litigation and financial regulation for both individuals and corporations.
Perveen has represented individuals in cases involving allegations of serious and complex fraud, money laundering, tax evasion and bribery and corruption. She has defended prosecutions brought by the SFO, CPS, NCA and HMRC. She was involved in one of the UKs most complex and high-profile fraud investigations brought by the SFO involving the Euribor Index Rate.
She also has a wealth of experience representing individuals subject to general criminal allegations both domestic and cross border. Perveen is often instructed; prior to a voluntary interview under caution, where a suspect is being detained or following release from the police station. She takes an empathic approach to all cases and recognises the impact that such investigations have on reputation, family and professional life.
Perveen has worked on a number of corporate internal investigations and was instrumental in a large scale investigation uncovering a number of fraudulent offences in a public listed company.
She has led investigations into misconduct alleged by employees against senior members of staff. Perveen is meticulous to detail and collaborates with corporate clients to achieve the best outcome.
Perveen has a keen interest in financial regulation and has advised companies in relation to compliance with the PDMR/PCA registration process, Senior Managers Certification Regime and MiFID II. She was recently involved in collaborating with commercial lawyers to prepare a complex reliance on others agreement for an investment firm located in the UK and Guernsey. She frequently advises Independent Financial Advisers subject to ongoing investigations brought by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Pension Regulator.
Perveen is treasurer and founding member of the organisation, Women in Criminal Law.