Area of Expertise
Mayuri Lakhani is a solicitor within the criminal, extradition and tax investigations departments. Having trained and qualified at Bark&co, she has specialist litigation experience and knowledge in order to advise clients on a variety of matters including, pre-charge matters, financial crime, confiscation, mutual legal assistance, commercial litigation and code of practice 9 HMRC tax investigations.
Mayuri specialises in white collar crime and represents both corporates and individuals embroiled in fraud and money laundering, including those being investigated by the SFO, FCA, CPS and HMRC.
She has been involved in numerous high profile cases including the SFO prosecution of Asil Nadir; Operation Weeting, the News of the World phone hacking allegations at the Old Bailey; Operation Tabernula, the FCA’s largest prosecution of insider dealing; and Kweku Adobli of UBS. She has been involved in other major cases involving financial crime such as carbon credit fraud and investment fraud. Her current cases include representing a client in a 12 count Fraud by False Representation matter and a Fraudulent Trading matter both of which face trial this year.
She also has extensive experience in extradition matters including appeals and mutual legal assistance, litigation matters in the Commercial and High Court, successfully navigating clients through code of practice 9 HMRC investigations.