Instructed by the FCA, CPS Central Fraud Group (Fiscal and Non-Fiscal), and SFO. Shelley frequently works on high profile cases dealing with financial and regulatory offences.
With the benefit of a background in Merchant Banking she has an in depth knowledge of complex fraud, money laundering and regulatory matters. She is appointed to the CPS Advocate Panel, The CPS Fraud Panel (both at level 3) and the Serious Fraud Office panel of counsel (list B). She is regularly instructed to prosecute or to defend in multi-defendant cases involving serious and complex fraud (fiscal and non-fiscal), benefit fraud, and other economic or regulatory offences. She is more widely instructed in cases of general/violent crime. Direct Access accredited, she undertakes advisory work for, and will consider in house secondments to, financial institutions to address issues relating to compliance and money laundering. In March 2013 she was invited to speak about fraud, asset recovery and the criminal courts during a joint Bar Council/UKTI trade mission to the Ukraine and Russia.
• Criminal Bar Association
• Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
• South Eastern Circuit
• British and Russian Law Association
• Freeman of the City of London