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Caroline Black

Caroline Black

caroline.black@dechert.com

Caroline Black is a criminal defence and investigations lawyer focused on cross-border regulatory or internal investigations. She advises organisations, boards and audit committees on conducting investigations and interacting with relevant national authorities, including the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue and Customs and the police (and their overseas equivalents). Ms Black focuses her practice on the investigation and defence of business crimes, particularly matters involving corruption, money laundering, fraud and tax concerns. She has practical experience of advising clients on how to manage raids on corporate and personal premises and how to respond to and defend criminal or regulatory prosecution (including during interviews under caution and subsequent proceedings). Ms Black was named as a ‘Rising Star’ of litigation by Legal Week, 2016. She was also recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ by London Super Lawyers publication and has received awards for training and management. She was also included in the 2015 edition of Global Investigations Review’s ‘Women in Investigations’ profile, which highlights 100 remarkable women from around the world for their accomplishments in this area of law.