Elizabeth Head


Elizabeth is part of Herbert Smith Freehills top-ranked and award-winning global financial crime and investigations team. She advises clients in relation to fraud, corruption, and money laundering, and also regularly advises clients in different industries on issues relating to international sanctions. She acts on complex national and international investigations and compliance matters and has a particular specialism in relation to UK and EU sanctions, particularly those affecting Russia, Iran, Syria, and Libya.

Elizabeth has significant experience advising on internal and external investigations, including those conducted by, or at the instigation of, the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, and Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs. She advises a wide range of financial and non-financial sector clients on their internal compliance procedures with a particular focus on sanctions compliance, including in the context of corporate and finance transactions.

Elizabeth Head
Of Counsel
Herbert Smith Freehills