K&L Gates Adds Christine Braamskamp as Special Counsel to White Collar Crime Team in London

14 Mar, 2013

The London office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Christine Braamskamp as Special Counsel in its policy and regulatory practice. A Dutch national, Ms. Braamskamp joins K&L Gates from the Bar, having previously been a member of 3 Raymond Buildings, chambers of Alexander Cameron QC, one of the UK’s leading white collar crime chambers.

Ms. Braamskamp’s areas of focus include financial investigations/due diligence, anti-money laundering, tax fraud, cartel investigations, anti-corruption/FCPA, serious fraud, mutual legal assistance, and extradition. Having practised in the Netherlands, she has extensive experience in the civil law system. She regularly represents Dutch nationals who face criminal proceedings in England and advises in respect of criminal proceedings in the Netherlands, where she is also qualified to act. Ms. Braamskamp often lectures on investigatory powers of the SFO and FSA to foreign lawyers and is an active member of the International and American Bar Associations.

“Since establishing a white collar crime practice in London – led by Elizabeth Robertson and that includes David Savell, who joined last year from Willkie Farr & Gallagher – the team has gone from strength to strength,” said Tony Griffiths, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ London office. “I am delighted that we have been able to attract a lawyer of the calibre of Christine Braamskamp to further grow the practice.”

Ms. Braamskamp stated: “I have known the K&L Gates team for some time and am extremely excited about the opportunity to join a market-leading and expanding white collar crime practice. I am also looking forward to being a part of a truly global practice.”

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