Kathryn Arnot Drummond
Barrister, Cloth Fair Chambers
An accomplished court advocate, experienced in jury trial and appellate work, Kathryn Arnot Drummond has acted as both leading and junior counsel in a number of financial crime and significant general criminal cases. In addition, she is instructed to act in contested applications for account freeing and account forfeiture orders and has experience in representing individuals in regulatory proceedings. Kathryn has a substantial advisory practice, advising individuals pre-charge on their personal liability to criminal and regulatory proceedings, under the Senior Management Regime and their exposure as a directing mind of a corporate. She is also experienced in advising boards, senior management and in-house legal teams and working effectively and sensitively with the corporate to manage often conflicting legal and regulatory obligations and personnel issues. Kathryn is often instructed when an issue is first identified to offer immediate strategic advice and support for a corporate where an internal investigation is necessary. She has conducted individual-issue internal investigations alone and has worked as part of a team to scope the corporate’s criminal and regulatory exposure.
She is recognised in Chambers and Partners (Financial Crime) 2022 as being ‘nothing short of brilliant – she’s extremely organised and methodical, and provides clear, strategic advice’.