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Hannah Thorpe

Associate
+44.(0)20.7360.8113
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001

Hannah Thorpe is an associate in the firm’s London office in the investigations, enforcement and white collar practice group. Ms. Thorpe’s work focuses on multi-jurisdictional white collar crime, fraud, bribery & corruption and regulatory matters.

Ms. Thorpe’s areas of focus include:

  • Internal and law enforcement investigations
  • Large scale health and safety prosecutions
  • Professional disciplinary investigations
  • Financial investigations
  • Due diligence
  • Mutual legal assistance

Alongside this, Ms. Thorpe provides compliance advice, in respect of whistleblowing and anti-bribery and corruption policies, anti-money laundering advice, including relating to the submission of SARs, and advising corporates in relation to ethics and ABC training.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the investigations, enforcement and white collar team, Ms. Thorpe completed her training contract at K&L Gates.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of the Law Society
  • Member of the Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association
  • Committee Member of Alpha, a young professional women’s network
  • Member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association
Government Enforcement
  • Advising a global automations company on investigations conducted by the SFO.
  • Advising FTSE 250 directors in respect of an FCA investigation.
  • Advising a global risk and strategic consultancy firm subject to s2 Notices.
  • Advising directors of a private company in connection with the HBOS Reading fraud.
  • Advising a publicly listed petroleum company in respect of bribery and corruption allegations.
  • Advising an American multinational engineering, procurement and construction company in relation to investigations into bribery and corruption.
  • Advising a multinational corporation in relation to a police investigation relating to fraud.
  • Advising an individual in respect of a HMRC investigation into tax evasion.
  • Advising an individual in respect of a police investigation relating to a multi-jurisdiction pension fund fraud.
  • Advising a former executive director of a PLC in respect of an FCA investigation concerning market abuse.
Health & Safety
  • Advising a construction company in relation to a number of HSE and ORR investigations.
  • Drafting Health and Safety regulations for a state owned entity.
  • Advising an international NGO in respect of its Health and Safety policies.
Mutual Legal Assistance
  • Advising an engineering, procurement and construction company on UK legal aspects in respect of criminal proceedings in Colombia.
  • Advising a subsidiary of a publicly listed company on UK legal aspects relating to criminal proceedings in Spain.
Compliance
  • Advising a publicly listed mining and energy company on its anti-bribery and corruption policies including preparing employee training materials.
  • Drafting anti-bribery and corruption advice for an oil company including drafting a gifts and hospitality policy.