Date: Wednesday 31st March 2021
Time: 17:30
Venue: Remote - Registration Required
Speakers: Sarah Wood, Jonathan Benton, Damian Huntingford OBE
Cost: Free - Register online to attend

Complex Investigations in Uncertain Times: Free Webinar 31 March 2021, 17:30 BST


Complex Investigations in Uncertain Times addresses how investigation strategies must contend with the challenges of the Covid era. Subjects covered will include increasing digitisation, remote operating risks, raised regulatory oversight and the challenges of conducting interviews, taking statements and fulfilling disclosure obligations in this new universe.


  • Jonathan Benton, a former senior Met detective & Head of UK's International Corruption Unit leads the panel, drawing on his background investigating some of the most corrupt actors across the globe.
  • Sarah Wood, Business Crime, Proceeds of Crime and Family finance barrister at 5SAH chambers. Sarah Wood is Joint Head of the Business Crime Team at 5SAH and is ranked in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for her confiscation and asset recovery work. 
  • Damian Huntingford OBE, former military commander, with his perspective on intelligence development methodologies.

Together they will discuss what has changed in 2021, examining dirty money case studies and solutions to counter sophisticated financial crimes including private prosecution.

The 60-minute seminar includes a Q&A session.

The webinar will be essential listening for legal practices involved in securing evidential-standard prosecutions of financial crime and financial institutions concerned with analysis of financial flows and misappropriation of assets and investments.