Amrisha Parathalingam Fraud, Business and Financial Crime

Call: 2004

Introduction

Amrisha is a specialist criminal and regulatory practitioner and is a Grade 3 CPS prosecutor. Her recent criminal practice includes cases of increasing complexity and gravity ranging from homicide to fraud, sexual offences and offences of serious violence.

Amrisha’s meticulous preparation and approachable style make her a popular choice amongst instructing solicitors.

Education

  • LLB(Hons), LLM University of Manchester
  • Called to the Bar of Sri Lanka: 2005

Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Advocacy Trainer for Lincoln’s Inn
  • Sri Lanka Bar Association

Languages

  • Sinhalese

 


Fraud, Business and Financial Crime

Having completed a Masters in International Financial Services Law, Amrisha is well versed with corporate offences. She has gained considerable experience defending company directors who face lengthy Disqualification orders for the alleged mismanagement of companies.

She is also regularly instructed to prosecute for the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.

More recently Amrisha was instructed as a led Junior in a Prosecution brought by the Complex Case-Work Unit regarding a £20million Ponzi scheme.

She is well known for her meticulous approach to preparing each case and her ability to put clients at ease and explain matters thoroughly.

Additionally, she is well versed in prosecuting and defending those alleged to have breached Trade Mark laws. She recently represented an individual charged with having a million pound counterfeit operation in the west Midlands. She is well versed in dealing with subsequent POCA matters.

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