Called to the Bar:2019

  • Gabriele was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in November 2019 and joined Chambers as a pupil in September 2021. Gabriele’s pupil supervisor is Ben FitzGerald.

    Experience

    Gabriele comes to Chambers after working at the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for nearly two years. During this time, she assisted on cases involving serious and complex fraud, as well as international bribery and corruption spanning multiple jurisdictions. She has engaged with regulatory bodies such as the FCA, and overseas enforcement agencies such as the US Department of Justice. Gabriele developed a substantial understanding of the complexities surrounding the prosecution of corporates and individuals including the legal aspects surrounding DPAs and has drafted work in relation to this. She also gained an insight into the intricacies of industry practices and the key tensions involved in numerous business sectors.

    She also worked for the Office of General Counsel, where she provided general and legal assistance on a wide range of matters including on cases at various stages of their progression. She has assisted in the drafting of legal advice, including a joint recommendation with General Counsel for the Director of the SFO.

    Prior to this, Gabriele worked with Michael Bowes QC on matters relating to corporate and financial crime and gained exposure to international non-governmental organisations such as Transparency International UK. She also acquired experience of working as part of a defence team during the Alstom trial.

    Gabriele was the Principal Research Assistant to Professor Jeremy Horder (former Law Commissioner 2005 - 10) for over four years where she carried out high level criminal law research. Gabriele has been credited in a number of Professor Horder’s books and articles and she writes on corporate and financial crime. She wrote a First Class dissertation on the impact of the money laundering regulations on the legal profession and Gabriele has an article on the scope of liability for failure to prevent economic crime due to be published in the Criminal Law Review.

    Education

    • BPTC + LLM, City, University of London
    • LLB (Hons), London School of Economics and Political Sciences

    Scholarships and Awards

    • Lord Denning Scholarship
    • Hardwicke Award
    • Princess Diana Award
    • Jack Petchey Award

    Professional Memberships

    • Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

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