She acted as prosecutor and disclosure officer on various high-profile international complex fraud including Euribor and Libor manipulation, bribery and corruption in the commodity sector by a FTSE100 company involving politically exposed persons and foreign governments. She brings with her knowledge of serious criminal investigations and tackling novel legal issues; she worked alongside domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies including the FCA, the NCA, the US DOJ and CFTC. She was a subject expert in the use of the SFO’s section 2 powers and gave regular training to investigators and lawyers.
Cheryl has considerable experience in extradition both as a prosecutor and defence lawyer. Prior to joining the SFO, Cheryl was a criminal defence lawyer who regularly appeared at extradition hearings and litigated in several lead extradition cases at the Divisional Court. She is well-liked by clients who value her abilities to develop strategies and achieve the best outcome in their cases.