Alison Geary#1675

Ms Alison Geary

Alison Geary's practice focuses on white collar crime involving fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering. She acts in Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and World Bank investigations. Ms. Geary acts for both individuals and corporations under investigation. She is currently acting for a number of individuals in relation to both the FX and LIBOR investigations, as well as the investigation by the Metropolitan Police into phone hacking. Ms. Geary has recently acted for a multi-national professional services firm investigating various allegations of criminal offences committed by senior management of the firm. She has also recently advised an international corporation being investigated by the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency. This matter was concluded with no action being taken by the World Bank.
Contributed to


Directive 2014/57/EU on criminal sanctions for market abuse
Directive 2014/57/EU on criminal sanctions for market abuse
Practice notes

Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse (the Market Abuse Regulation) and Directive 2014/57/EU on criminal sanctions for market abuse (CSMAD) introduced a new market abuse regime across the EU and came into effect on July 3 2016. This Practice note considers the criminal sanctions introduced under the new regime and the criminal sanctions in the UK for market abuse.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2010


  • Membership Secretary of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association


  • LPC - distinction


  • BA, Social Policy and Administration
  • BPP Law School

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