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Gillian is an experienced litigator with a background in fraud, white collar crime, civil forfeiture and other litigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act. She also has experience of regulatory investigations. Gillian has advised clients in all aspects of criminal law but specifically in relation to fraud and corruption allegations, money laundering, and tax evasion.

At her previous firm (Byrne and Partners LLP), Gillian defended national and international proceedings brought by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, NCA and CPS as well as other regulatory bodies. She represented individuals facing serious and complex conspiracy to defraud and corruption allegations (R v Davies & Ors, R v Alstom & Ors) and prosecutions arising out of a number of high-profile Operations: Amazon, Wasabi, Pemberton, Odeum and Skijump. Prior to this, while at the Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecution Service, Gillian worked on a number of noteworthy general crime and proceeds of crime cases including R (on the application of Gujra) v CPS (discontinuing private prosecutions), R v L (2011) (jury composition), R v Auton & Ors (cannabis sentencing), RCPO v Taylor (warrants of commitment) and R v May (confiscation and enforcement).

Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2016 as a paralegal, Lauren was an adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service. There she resolved consumers’ complaints, and gained knowledge about a wide variety of financial products. Before this she studied Law at Nottingham Trent University.

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

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