Charlotte undertakes the full range of asset forfeiture work including the enforcement of confiscation orders under the DTA, CJA and POCA, accepting instructions from the Crown (CPS, BERR, SOCA), the defence and third parties. She has extensive experience of drafting Restraint, Management Receivership and Enforcement Receivership orders under the Criminal Justice Act 1988, the Drug Trafficking Act 1994 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, and regularly appears in the High Court and Crown Court on such applications; she has advised on issues arising out of such orders, including living expenses, third party debtors, insolvency, interested parties, property disputes, assets outside the jurisdiction, remuneration of Receivers, lifting the corporate veil, ancillary relief, certificates of inadequacy and contempt proceedings. She has acted for third parties asserting an interest in restrained property. She has also defended judicial review proceedings arising out of the imposition of a default sentence by an enforcing magistrates’ court.
Charlotte acts for HMRC in the following cases:
LLB (Hons), LLM, London School of Economics