Suzie is the Global Head of Financial Crime and Sanctions at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, an international law firm. She advises the firm on management of reputational risks, and financial crime and sanctions compliance, among other things, and sits on the firm’s London Management Group. She has been a member of the Money Laundering Task Force of the Law Society of England and Wales since September 2009, serving as Chair between September 2012 and August 2015. She has been the Law Society’s UK delegate to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) on matters relating to money laundering compliance since September 2010.
Through these roles she has assisted in the co-ordination of the legal profession’s policy positions on financial crime in the UK and (previously) the EU and has represented the members of the legal profession at Government committees. She has co-authored both the Money Laundering chapter in the IBA’s publication “Risk Management in Law Firms” and the chapter on International Money Laundering Initiatives in Neate & Godfrey’s publication “Bank Confidentiality”
Global Head of Financial Crime and Sanctions