Joanna Dimmock#1246

Joanna Dimmock

Joanna has broad experience across a wide range of white collar related areas. Many of her cases have an international dimension and she has particular experience of multi-jurisdictional investigations, including bribery and corruption and cartel investigations undertaken by authorities in both the UK and abroad (SFO, SOCA, Arab Republic of Egypt, DOJ, Canadian Competition Bureau), as well as complex extradition, Interpol red notices and mutual legal assistance matters. Joanna also has considerable experience in the field of international sanctions, having represented individuals facing restrictive measures, as well as corporations requiring compliance and litigation advice arising from the enforcement of sanctions by the European Council, OFAC and the Swiss Federal Council. Her experience includes: ¨ Advising a former trader in relation to a multi-jurisdictional investigation brought by the DOJ and SFO involving allegations of anti-competitive behaviour and fraudulent conduct. ¨ Acting for a major Middle Eastern businessman in relation to his de-listing from international sanctions lists and in respect of criminal charges for corruption and money laundering, global freezing orders and an Interpol red notice in numerous jurisdictions, including the UK, Egypt, Canada, Switzerland and the Cayman Islands. ¨ Acting for a former Egyptian Minister and his wife in relation to their de-listing from EU restrictive measures pursuant to criminal charges for bribery and corruption. This included representing the client in proceedings brought before the European General Court and associated judicial review proceedings before the UK Administrative Court.
Contributed to


Agents and other intermediaries
Agents and other intermediaries
Practice notes

This Practice Note deals with agents and other intermediaries under the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It covers how an agent may put a commercial organisation at risk. It also covers the steps a business should take including proportionate procedures, top level commitment, risk assessment, due diligence, communication and monitoring and review.

Bribery prevention—overseas partners—checklist
Bribery prevention—overseas partners—checklist
Practice notes

This is a Checklist for overseas partners on how to prevent bribery.

Hospitality and promotional expenditure
Hospitality and promotional expenditure
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers the law on hospitality and promotional expenditure. It includes the corporate response to hospitality and promotional expenditure, the offences that can be committed in relation to it, government and prosecutorial guidance. It covers what the norms and standards are in relation to hospitality and promotional expenditure, what is lavish expenditure, what is connected with legitimate business, what is concealed expenditure and what you should do if you suspect an offence has been committed.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2005


  • Extradition Lawyers Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Chatham House
  • The Association of Commonwealth Criminal Lawyers


  • BA, University of York
  • MSc, London School of Economics
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law

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