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Clara is an Associate in our London Corporate Crime and Investigations team.

Clara advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters related to fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering and sanctions. Clara also advises companies on their internal compliance procedures and reporting obligations. 

Clara has spent time on secondment at an international energy company.*



Clara studied law at the University of Cambridge, followed by a Masters at the LSE. After completing the BPTC and LPC at BPP Law School, she trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and subsequently worked at litigation boutique PCB Byrne.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a UK financial institution in respect of an FCA investigation into potential anti-money laundering systems and controls
  • an international energy company regarding an SFO/SEC investigation into potential bribery offences in Senegal*
  • a multinational security company in relation to a SFO investigation, resulting in a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA)*

*Experience prior to Herbert Smith Freehills.