Caroline Black

Caroline Black

Partner, Dechert LLP
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Caroline Black is at the forefront of the corporate investigations field, acting as trusted adviser for over a decade to companies and individuals involved in the world’s largest and most complex cases. She is a criminal defence lawyer and 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 on the investigation and defence of business crimes, particularly matters involving corruption, money laundering, fraud and tax concerns.

She has received awards for training and management and has been recognised by Global Investigations Review in its ‘Women in Investigations’ issue, which highlighted 100 remarkable women in this field of law from around the world. Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2019 has recognised her as a Future Leader, with clients stating that she is ‘impressive in her clear-thinking approach to solving important issues’. Ms Black is described as having ‘the ability to keep cool in complex and stressful situations’ in The Legal 500 UK 2018 and is acknowledged by Euromoney’s Expert Guides 2019 as an expert for white-collar crime in the United Kingdom.

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