Karen is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Charles Russell Speechly’s compliance function, which involves advising partners and other fee-earners about professional conduct issues (particularly conflicts of interests) and the scope of the SRA Code of Conduct 2011. Karen is also the firm’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
In addition to her work for the firm, Karen also advises clients about compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She has considerable experience with helping clients prepare and implement effective anti-money laundering policies and procedures. She also provides training seminars for clients who wish to train their staff about key compliance topics.
Karen is admitted to practise in England and Wales, and New Zealand.