Chambers are delighted to welcome Catherine Collins as a New Tenant

Catherine's practice encompasses all aspects of financial wrongdoing and civil and criminal asset recovery.

Prior to pupillage Catherine spent two years working at a leading law firm that specialise in complex fraud, serious crime, civil recovery and tax litigation/compliance.

She represented defendants prosecuted by the SFO, the CPS, HMRC, BIS the Environment Agency, local authorities and other agencies.
Catherine's serious fraud experience includes being part of the team representing Asil Nadir and having responsibility for matters relating to accounting and audit evidence; a central part of the case. Catherine also represented a client being prosecuted by the e-crime division of the CPS for the fraudulent sale of tickets for sporting events.

She is currently instructed for a defendant being prosecuted by the SFO for offences related to “rigging” LIBOR interest rates. Her experience in these matters has enabled Catherine to develop an ability to analyse and manage material in substantial and complex fraud cases. Catherine has provided written advice to the British High Commission in respect of a potential appeal to the Privy Council arising from a Jamaican corruption case.

Catherine has experience in dealing with CJA and POCA confiscation matters.

Please contact the clerks ( - 0207 440 9950) if you would like to instruct Catherine.