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Karen Mitchell, Partner

Karen is known for her expertise in financial crime, particularly anti-money laundering, fraud and financial sanctions.

Karen Mitchell, Partner

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Karen is an experienced criminal lawyer who qualified as a solicitor in 1998. She is the firm’s Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). Karen is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm’s Compliance & Risk team which involves advising other partners and fee earners throughout the firm on professional conduct issues arising from the SRA Code of Conduct. Karen is actively involved in advising external clients on a wide range of anti-money laundering issues. She advises other MLROs on their reporting obligations under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing legislation and also provides guidance on how to prepare effective compliance policies and procedures.

Karen regularly provides anti-money laundering training to external organisations. She is the author of the e-learning course “Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” published by DeltaNet.

Karen is admitted to practise in England & Wales and New Zealand.